Standard Answers to Survey Questions  
Marshall University and Marshall Community & Technical College
Reporting Semester Fall 2006
General College Information:
Effective 2004-2005, the Marshall Community & Technical College (MCTC) is reported as a separate institution from
Marshall University (MU).  Figures for MCTC and MU are included in this report.
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive      Certificate 11
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 25
     Bachelors 46
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 42
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.) 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 131
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed Note: the following programs are included once each in these counts.
Date Founded: 1837    Chemistry BS/BS Chem
Academic Calender: Semester    Biological Science, MA/MS
   Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
President  Stephen James Kopp    Geology BA/BS
President (MCTC) Robert Hayes (Interim)
Dir. Admissions: Tammy Johnson    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, December 2006
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
Carnegie Classification for MU: Master's Colleges and Universities I
Enrollment Information:
Headcount (HC), Full Time Equivalent (FTE), Student Credit Hour (SCH) Production by Level
  HC FTE SCH (s)
All Levels 16,520 12,405 176,580
     MCTC 2,580 1,585 23,780
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,725 8,539 128,091
     Graduate  3,994 2,059 24,709
     First Professional 221 221 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 16,520 12,405
     Huntington 11,846 9,949
     MCTC 2,580 1,585
     South Charleston 2,094 871
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,520 12,405
      Freshman 3,138 2,857
      Sophomore 2,378 2,188
      Junior 2,376 2,078  
      Senior 3,337 2,725
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 1,076 277
      Graduate 3,994 2,059
      First Professional 221 221
Gender and Full/Part Time Status
  Total Full Time Part Time
  Total Male Female All FT Male Female All PT Male Female
All Levels                  
     Headcount 16,520 7,108 9,412 10,882 4,823 6,059 5,638 2,285 3,353
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 44% 56% 100% 41% 59%
MCTC                  
     Headcount 2,580 1,569 1,011 1,274 641 633 1,306 928 378
     % of Total 100% 61% 39% 100% 50% 50% 100% 71% 29%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                  
     Headcount 9,725 4,302 5,423 7,973 3,562 4,411 1,752 740 1,012
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 42% 58%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,994 1,105 2,889 1,414 488 926 2,580 617 1,963
     % of Total 100% 28% 72% 100% 35% 65% 100% 24% 76%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 221 132 89 221 132 89 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 60% 40% 100% 60% 40% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 16,520 13,414 773 144 150 54 1,708 277
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.2% 4.7% 0.9% 0.9% 0.3% 10.3% 1.7%
MCTC                
     Headcount 2,580 1,983 168 34 16 12 363 4
     % of All Races 100.0% 76.9% 6.5% 1.3% 0.6% 0.5% 14.1% 0.2%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,725 8,373 497 93 92 24 554 92
     % of All Races 100.0% 86.1% 5.1% 1.0% 0.9% 0.2% 5.7% 0.9%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,994 2,888 104 16 25 17 764 180
     % of All Races 100.0% 72.3% 2.6% 0.4% 0.6% 0.4% 19.1% 4.5%
First Professional                
     Headcount 221 170 4 1 17 1 27 1
     % of All Races 100.0% 76.9% 1.8% 0.5% 7.7% 0.5% 12.2% 0.5%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 27.0
     MCTC 29.9
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 23.1
     Graduate 34.5
     First Professsional 25.9
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 16,520 13,701 2,542 277 13,369 1,969 1,182
     % of Total 100% 82.9% 15.4% 1.7% 80.9% 11.9% 7.2%
MCTC              
     Headcount 2,580 2,169 407 4 2,073 345 162
     % of Total 100.0% 84.1% 15.8% 0.2% 80.3% 13.4% 6.3%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,725 7,933 1,700 92 7,807 1,137 781
     % of Total 100.0% 81.6% 17.5% 0.9% 80.3% 11.7% 8.0%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,994 3,398 416 180 3,301 455 238
     % of Total 100.0% 85.1% 10.4% 4.5% 82.6% 11.4% 6.0%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 221 201 19 1 188 32 1
     % of Total 100.0% 91.0% 8.6% 0.5% 85.1% 14.5% 0.5%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 16,520 2,799 9,506 3,994 221
     Comm & Tech 2,580 2,580 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 1,717 N/A 1,373 344 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 416 N/A 268 148 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,037 N/A 1,710 2,327 N/A
     Fine Arts 386 N/A 353 33 N/A
     Graduate   443 N/A 0 443 N/A
     Health Professions 1,459 219 1,062 178 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 389 N/A 374 15 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,149 N/A 1,812 337 N/A
     Medicine 300 N/A 0 79 221
     Regents BA 402 N/A 402 0 N/A
     Science 1,336 N/A 1,246 90 N/A
     University College 906 N/A 906 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU MCTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2305   772  
Accepted 1877 81.4% 772 100.0%
Enrolled 1549 67.2% 464 60.1%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2005-06
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total MU MCTC
Total 2,013 1,549 464
Full Time 1,909 1,528 381
Part Time 104 21 83
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2005) enrollment.
Requirements:
Number of High School Units (Years) Required or Recommended (Rec.) by Subject
     English  4
     Social Studies 3
     Math 3
     Science 3 (two of three units must be laboratory science)
   
The student must have a High School G.P.A. of at least  2.00 and an ACT composite score of 19.
Completion of course requirementions are detailed on the following website:
Source:  http://www.marshall.edu/admissions/adm_req_freshmen.html
ACT/HS GPA Profile: (for 4-yr degree seeking freshmen - Fall 2006)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.3 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.33
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 30%
18-23 60%
12-17 6%
6-11 0%
Below 6 0%
Retention:
Retention to second year:
First-time, full-time, 4-yr degree seeking freshmen:
Fall 1991 to Fall 1992 70%
Fall 1992 to Fall 1993 71%
Fall 1993 to Fall 1994 73%
Fall 1994 to Fall 1995 70%
Fall 1995 to Fall 1996 70%
Fall 1996 to Fall 1997 72%
Fall 1997 to Fall 1998 72%
Fall 1998 to Fall 1999 72%
Fall 1999 to Fall 2000 74%
Fall 2000 to Fall 2001 75%
Fall 2001 to Fall 2002 73%
Fall 2002 to Fall 2003 75%
Fall 2003 to Fall 2004 72%
Fall 2004 to Fall 2005 72%
Fall 2005 to Fall 2006 73%
Note: Excludes Transition Program Students
Graduation Rate:
Graduation Rate of First-Time, Full-Time 4 year degree seeking freshmen who completed a degree within 150% of the normal time to complete 
a degree at Marshall University.
Fall 1994 34.4%
Fall 1995 36.1%
Fall 1996 36.1%
Fall 1997 38.3%
Fall 1998 39.1%
Fall 1999 43.0%
Graduation Rate of First-Time, Full-Time 4 year degree seeking freshmen who completed a baccalaureate degree or equivalent within 150% of the 
normal time to complete a degree at Marshall University.
Fall 1994 34.1%
Fall 1995 35.3%
Fall 1996 35.5%
Fall 1997 37.6%
Fall 1998 38.5%
Fall 1999 42.5%
Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey
Notes:
     Previous Standard Answers to Survey Questions show a graduation rate of students entering Marshall University who graduate within the
                 WV State Systems.  The graduation rates shown in this Standard Answers to Survey Questions include the students entering Marshall 
     University and graduating from Marshall University.  
     150% of normal time:  6 years or less for a baccalaureate degree and 3 years or less for an associate degree.
Graduation Information:
Degrees Conferred by Level for academic year 2005-06
   Certificate of Proficiency 12
   Associate 452          MCTC: 368 Marshall Univ: 84
   Baccalaureate 1,433
   Masters 861
   Education Specialist 29
   Doctoral 11
   First Professional (M.D.) 46
   Total 2,844
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (MU) # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts  200 14.0% MA Reading Education  93 10.8%
BA Education, Elementary  103 7.2% MA Special Education  71 8.2%
BBA Management  98 6.8% MBA Business Administration  69 8.0%
BBA Marketing  92 6.4% MA Counseling  61 7.1%
BA Psychology  88 6.1% MS Adult and Tech Education  57 6.6%
BS Biological Science  88 6.1% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching  55 6.4%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # degrees % of Assoc.
AAS Board of Governors  64 17.4%
AAS Occupational Development  40 10.9%
AAS Information Technology  35 9.5%
AAS Management Technology  35 9.5%
AAS Legal Assistant  30 8.2%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (MU) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Elementary 585 6.7% MA Special Education 428 13.9%
BA Education, Secondary 551 6.3% MA Counseling 266 8.7%
BS Biological Science 520 6.0% MS Adult and Tech Education 248 8.1%
Psychology, BA 409 4.7% MA Reading Education 240 7.8%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 402 4.6% MBA Business Administration 180 5.9%
BA Journalism 374 4.3% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 165 5.4%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # enrolled % of Asso.
AAS Police Science 342 15.6%
AAS Occupational Development 300 13.7%
AAS Radiologic Technology 247 11.2%
AAS Management Technology 151 6.9%
AAS Physical Therapy Asst 130 5.9%
AAS Information Technology 118 5.4%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Huntington MCTC
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof Undgr
In-State  $      2,075  $      2,193  $      7,820  $           1,449
Out-of-State  $      5,527  $      6,164  $    19,866  $           4,071
Metro  $      3,691  $      4,036  N/A   $           2,734
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  MCTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 89 292 59 440 25 465
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 47 160 33 240 10 250
         % of Gender Total 53% 55% 56% 55% 40% 54%
     Male            
          Headcount 42 132 26 200 15 215
         % of Gender Total 47% 45% 44% 45% 60% 46%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 83 272 55 410 24 434
         % of Race Total 93% 93% 93% 93% 96% 93%
     Black            
          Headcount 1 4 0 5 0 5
         % of Race Total 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian            
          Headcount 4 10 4 18 1 19
         % of Race Total 4% 3% 7% 4% 4% 4%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing            
          Headcount 1 2 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Note:  Includes teaching graduate assistants, permanent and temporary part-time faculty.
Full Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 37 414 55 506 193 699
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 26 162 20 208 60 268
         % of Gender Total 70% 39% 36% 41% 31% 38%
     Male            
          Headcount 11 252 35 298 133 431
         % of Gender Total 30% 61% 64% 59% 69% 62%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 34 363 49 446 159 605
         % of Race Total 92% 88% 89% 88% 82% 87%
     Black            
          Headcount 3 14 4 21 5 26
         % of Race Total 8% 3% 7% 4% 3% 4%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 6 1 7 8 15
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 0 28 1 29 21 50
         % of Race Total 0% 7% 2% 6% 11% 7%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 8 166 30 204 63 267
         % of Rank Total 22% 40% 55% 40% 33% 38%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 9 99 15 123 49 172
         % of Rank Total 24% 24% 27% 24% 25% 25%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 4 123 9 136 75 211
         % of Rank Total 11% 30% 16% 27% 39% 30%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 15 26 1 42 6 48
         % of Rank Total 41% 6% 2% 8% 3% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 1 0 0 1 0 1
         % of Rank Total 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 49% 58% 65% 58% 42% 54%
% with Terminal Degree 19% 79% 91% 76% 96% 81%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2118 1619 499
  Faculty 1114 719 395
  Adjunct Faculty 71 64 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 70 0 70
   Classified Staff 677 655 22
   Nonclassified Staff 186 181 5
Total Huntington 1519 1200 319
  Faculty 654 431 223
  Adjunct Faculty 64 57 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 69 0 69
   Classified Staff 583 566 17
   Nonclassified Staff 149 146 3
Total Medical 295 265 30
  Faculty 219 194 25
  Adjunct Faculty 5 5 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 53 50 3
   Nonclassified Staff 18 16 2
Total South Charleston 155 95 60
  Faculty 115 57 58
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 31 30 1
   Nonclassified Staff 7 7 0
Total MCTC 149 59 90
  Faculty 126 37 89
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 10 9 1
   Nonclassified Staff 12 12 0
Notes:
  Includes sabbaticals and leaves of absences.
  Librarians are included with faculty.
  Adjunct faculty includes faculty administrators, deans, and coaches.
Class Size/Productivity Summary Data:
Student FTE to Faculty FTE Ratio:
Fall 2002 16.6
Fall 2001* 17.4
Fall 2000 16.2
Fall 1999 16.1
Fall 1998 17.0
Fall 1997 16.6
Note: Previous ratios published in the WV Higher Education Report Card differ from current published ratios due to
change in methodology.  
*The ratio for Fall 2001 is based on corrected data.
Source:  WV Higher Education Report Card, 2003
Average Class Size by Course Level
  Overall
Overall Undergraduate 23
     Foundation 31
     Career Technical 20
     Lower Undergraduate 25
     Upper Undergraduate 20
Graduate 11
Notes:  Special Courses such as Independent Study excluded.
             Courses taught for undergraduates and graduates simultaneously such as MTH 443/543 are listed at 400-level