Standard Answers to Survey Questions  
Marshall University and Marshall Community & Technical College
Reporting Semester Fall 2007 (Early - October 15, 2007)
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 12
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 26
     Bachelors 47
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 42
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.,DMP) 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 134
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) Keith Cotroneo
Dir. Admissions: Tammy Johnson    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, October 2007
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 16,024 12,263 174,245
     MCTC 2,363 1,485 22,270
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,609 8,525 127,871
     Graduate  3,807 2,009 24,104
     First Professional 245 245 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 16,024 12,263
     Huntington 11,683 9,938
     MCTC 2,363 1,485
     South Charleston 1,978 840
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,024 12,263
      Freshman 3,124 2,968
      Sophomore 2,258 2,074
      Junior 2,163 1,886  
      Senior 3,437 2,764
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 990 318
      Graduate 3,807 2,009
      First Professional 245 245
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 16,024 6,878 9,146 10,899 4,866 6,033 5,125 2,012 3,113
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 45% 55% 100% 39% 61%
MCTC                  
     Headcount 2,363 1,369 994 1,279 626 653 1,084 743 341
     % of Total 100% 58% 42% 100% 49% 51% 100% 69% 31%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                  
     Headcount 9,609 4,275 5,334 7,982 3,595 4,387 1,627 680 947
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 42% 58%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,807 1,097 2,710 1,393 508 885 2,414 589 1,825
     % of Total 100% 29% 71% 100% 36% 64% 100% 24% 76%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 245 137 108 245 137 108 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 56% 44% 100% 56% 44% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 16,024 13,043 791 133 156 61 1,456 384
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.4% 4.9% 0.8% 1.0% 0.4% 9.1% 2.4%
MCTC                
     Headcount 2,363 1,834 193 15 14 9 294 4
     % of All Races 100.0% 77.6% 8.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 12.4% 0.2%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,609 8,266 501 100 91 34 436 181
     % of All Races 100.0% 86.0% 5.2% 1.0% 0.9% 0.4% 4.5% 1.9%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,807 2,759 94 17 28 17 694 198
     % of All Races 100.0% 72.5% 2.5% 0.4% 0.7% 0.4% 18.2% 5.2%
First Professional                
     Headcount 245 184 3 1 23 1 32 1
     % of All Races 100.0% 75.1% 1.2% 0.4% 9.4% 0.4% 13.1% 0.4%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 27.0
     MCTC 28.5
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 23.1
     Graduate 34.2
     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 16,024 13,231 2,409 384 12,899 1,931 1,194
     % of Total 100% 82.6% 15.0% 2.4% 80.5% 12.1% 7.5%
MCTC              
     Headcount 2,363 2,094 265 4 2,022 192 149
     % of Total 100.0% 88.6% 11.2% 0.2% 85.6% 8.1% 6.3%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,609 7,719 1,709 181 7,583 1,220 806
     % of Total 100.0% 80.3% 17.8% 1.9% 78.9% 12.7% 8.4%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,807 3,194 415 198 3,096 473 238
     % of Total 100.0% 83.9% 10.9% 5.2% 81.3% 12.4% 6.3%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 245 224 20 1 198 46 1
     % of Total 100.0% 91.4% 8.2% 0.4% 80.8% 18.8% 0.4%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 16,024 2,593 9,379 3,807 245
     Comm & Tech 2,363 2,363 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 1,673 N/A 1,327 346 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 464 N/A 287 177 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 3,779 N/A 1,624 2,155 N/A
     Fine Arts 380 N/A 348 32 N/A
     Graduate   395 N/A 0 395 N/A
     Health Professions 1,472 230 1,076 166 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 392 N/A 367 25 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,097 N/A 1,766 331 N/A
     Medicine 338 N/A 0 93 245
     Regents BA 465 N/A 465 0 N/A
     Science 1,314 N/A 1,227 87 N/A
     University College 892 N/A 892 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 2006-07
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, 2006) 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 2007
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.4 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.32
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 3%
24-29 34%
18-23 57%
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%
Fall 2006 to Fall 2007 71%
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%
Fall 2000 47.5%
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%
Fall 2000 47.1%
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 2006-07
   Certificate of Proficiency 17
   Associate 439          MCTC: 343 Marshall Univ: 96
   Baccalaureate 1,389
   Masters 945
   Education Specialist 17
   Doctoral 25
   First Professional (M.D.) 47
   Total 2,879
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (MU) # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts  190 13.7% MBA Business Administration  111 11.7%
BBA Management  99 7.1% MA Counseling  83 8.8%
BA Elementary Education 92 6.6% MS Adult and Tech Education  77 8.1%
BS Biological Science  90 6.5% MA Special Education 74 7.8%
BSN Nursing 86 6.2% MA Reading Education 69 7.3%
BA Criminal Justice 78 5.6% MS Health Care Administration 46 4.9%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # degrees % of Assoc.
AAS Board of Governors 73 21.3%
AAS Management Technology 31 9.0%
AAS Occupational Development 29 8.5%
AAS Police Science 26 7.6%
AAS Information Technology 21 6.1%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (MU) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Elementary 549 6.7% MA Special Education 367 12.7%
BA Education, Secondary 544 6.6% MA Counseling 219 7.6%
BS Biological Science 537 6.5% MA Reading Education 210 7.3%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 454 5.5% MS Adult and Tech Education 191 6.6%
BA Psychology 433 5.3% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 179 6.2%
BA Journalism 365 4.4% MBA Business Administration 178 6.2%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # enrolled % of Asso.
AAS Police Science 304 12.9%
AA General Studies/Transfer 292 12.4%
AAS Radiologic Technology 207 8.8%
AAS Occupational Development 148 6.3%
AAS Management Technology 143 6.1%
AAS Physical Therapy Assistant 134 5.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Huntington MCTC
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof Undgr
In-State  $      2,180  $      2,303  $      8,055  $             1,449
Out-of-State  $      5,632  $      6,274  $    20,465  $             4,071
Metro  $      3,796  $      4,146  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 101 277 39 417 25 442
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 52 142 24 218 12 230
         % of Gender Total 51% 51% 62% 52% 48% 52%
     Male            
          Headcount 49 135 15 199 13 212
         % of Gender Total 49% 49% 38% 48% 52% 48%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 96 261 36 393 25 418
         % of Race Total 95% 94% 92% 94% 100% 95%
     Black            
          Headcount 1 2 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Asian            
          Headcount 4 8 3 15 0 15
         % of Race Total 4% 3% 8% 4% 0% 3%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 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 41 408 57 506 206 712
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 28 162 23 213 65 278
         % of Gender Total 68% 40% 40% 42% 32% 39%
     Male            
          Headcount 13 246 34 293 141 434
         % of Gender Total 32% 60% 60% 58% 68% 61%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 37 355 51 443 170 613
         % of Race Total 90% 87% 89% 88% 83% 86%
     Black            
          Headcount 3 14 6 23 4 27
         % of Race Total 7% 3% 11% 5% 2% 4%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 5 0 5 8 13
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 1 30 0 31 24 55
         % of Race Total 2% 7% 0% 6% 12% 8%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
     Unknown            
          Headcount 0 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 10 172 33 215 60 275
         % of Rank Total 24% 42% 58% 42% 29% 39%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 6 98 12 116 51 167
         % of Rank Total 15% 24% 21% 23% 25% 23%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 11 111 9 131 88 219
         % of Rank Total 27% 27% 16% 26% 43% 31%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 14 27 3 44 7 51
         % of Rank Total 34% 7% 5% 9% 3% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 41% 61% 70% 60% 39% 54%
% with Terminal Degree 17% 79% 88% 75% 96% 81%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2107 1632 475
  Faculty 1097 732 365
  Adjunct Faculty 78 71 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 77 0 77
   Classified Staff 671 649 22
   Nonclassified Staff 184 180 4
Total Huntington 1475 1171 304
  Faculty 626 425 201
  Adjunct Faculty 64 57 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 76 0 76
   Classified Staff 568 551 17
   Nonclassified Staff 141 138 3
Total Medical 322 293 29
  Faculty 232 207 25
  Adjunct Faculty 10 10 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 57 54 3
   Nonclassified Staff 23 22 1
Total South Charleston 142 102 40
  Faculty 97 59 38
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 34 33 1
   Nonclassified Staff 9 9 0
Total MCTC 168 66 102
  Faculty 142 41 101
  Adjunct Faculty 3 3 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 12 11 1
   Nonclassified Staff 11 11 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 23
     Career Technical 19
     Lower Undergraduate 26
     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