Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2009 (Early - October 15, 2009)
General College Information:
Marshall University (MU) www.marshall.edu
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 2
     Bachelors 51
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 44
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.,DMP) 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 104
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed
Date Founded: 1837 Note: the following programs are included once each in these counts.
Academic Calender: Semester    Chemistry BS/BS Chem
   Biological Science, MA/MS
President Stephen Kopp    Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
Dir. Admissions: Tammy Johnson    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, October 2009
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 13,435 10,843 152,225
     Undergraduate   9,641 8,561 128,414
     Graduate  3,496 1,984 23,811
     First Professional 298 298 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,435 10,843
     Huntington 11,624 9,964
     South Charleston 1,811 879
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,435 10,843
      Freshman 2,820 2,728
      Sophomore 1,853 1,769
      Junior 1,710 1,618
      Senior 2,677 2,262
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 581 184
      Graduate 3,496 1,984
      First Professional 298 298
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 13,435 5,457 7,978 9,812 4,372 5,440 3,623 1,085 2,538
     % of Total 100% 41% 59% 100% 45% 55% 100% 30% 70%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,641 4,229 5,412 8,049 3,647 4,402 1,592 582 1,010
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 37% 63%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,496 1,077 2,419 1,465 574 891 2,031 503 1,528
     % of Total 100% 31% 69% 100% 39% 61% 100% 25% 75%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 298 151 147 298 151 147 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 51% 49% 100% 51% 49% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black or African American Hispanic Asian Amer Ind or Alaska Native Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 13,435 11,088 664 145 159 54 991 334
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.5% 4.9% 1.1% 1.2% 0.4% 7.4% 2.5%
Undergraduate                 
     Headcount 9,641 8,155 562 125 94 40 531 134
     % of All Races 100.0% 84.6% 5.8% 1.3% 1.0% 0.4% 5.5% 1.4%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,496 2,701 99 19 32 12 433 200
     % of All Races 100.0% 77.3% 2.8% 0.5% 0.9% 0.3% 12.4% 5.7%
First Professional                
     Headcount 298 232 3 1 33 2 27 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 77.9% 1.0% 0.3% 11.1% 0.7% 9.1% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 25.6
     Undergraduate  22.9
     Graduate 33.1
     First Professsional 26.6
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,435 10,834 2,267 334 10,391 1,880 1,164
     % of Total 100% 80.6% 16.9% 2.5% 77.3% 14.0% 8.7%
Undergraduate               
     Headcount 9,641 7,677 1,830 134 7,457 1,276 908
     % of Total 100.0% 79.6% 19.0% 1.4% 77.3% 13.2% 9.4%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,496 2,887 409 200 2,698 542 256
     % of Total 100.0% 82.6% 11.7% 5.7% 77.2% 15.5% 7.3%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 298 270 28 0 236 62 0
     % of Total 100.0% 90.6% 9.4% 0.0% 79.2% 20.8% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,435 204 9,437 3,496 298
     Business 1,599 N/A 1,200 399 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 545 N/A 374 171 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 2,320 N/A 1,692 628 N/A
     Fine Arts 351 N/A 322 29 N/A
     GSEPD 1,162 N/A 0 1,162 N/A
     Graduate   372 N/A 0 372 N/A
     Health Professions 1,710 204 1,304 202 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 350 N/A 321 29 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,110 N/A 1,792 318 N/A
     Medicine 387 N/A 0 89 298
     Regents BA 410 N/A 410 0 N/A
     Science 1,349 N/A 1,252 97 N/A
     University College 770 N/A 770 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2409  
Accepted 2006 83.3%
Enrolled 1686 70.0%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2008-09
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,686
Full Time 1,661
Part Time 25
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2008) enrollment.
Requirements:
Number of High School Units (Years) Required by Subject
     English  4 (including courses in grammar, composition, literature)
     Social Studies 3 (including U.S. history)
     Math 4 (including Algebra I and at least two higher units)
     Science 3 (all units must be laboratory science)
     Foreign Language 2 (same foreign language)
     One year of Fine Arts  
   
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
ACT/HS GPA Profile: (for 4-yr degree seeking first-time freshmen - Fall 2009)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.2 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.3
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 3%
24-29 32%
18-23 56%
12-17 9%
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%
Fall 2007 to Fall 2008 71%
Fall 2008 to Fall 2009 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%
Fall 2001 40.9%
Fall 2002 45.0%
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%
Fall 2000 47.1%
Fall 2001 40.3%
Fall 2002 44.2%
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 2008-09
   Associate 111
   Baccalaureate 1,402
   Masters 888
   Education Specialist 22
   Doctoral 15
   First Professional (M.D.) 50
   Total 2,488
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              226 16.1% MBA Business Administration              101 11.4%
BBA Management               96 6.8% MA Special Education              82 9.2%
BA Elementary Education              91 6.5% MA Counseling              64 7.2%
BS Biological Science              80 5.7% MA Reading Education              50 5.6%
BA Physical Ed (non-teaching)              78 5.6% MS Health Care Administration              49 5.5%
BA Psychology              77 5.5% MS Adult and Tech Education              46 5.2%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BS Biological Science 629 7.1% MA Special Education 276 10.3%
BA Secondary Education 624 7.1% MA Counseling 222 8.3%
BA Elementary Education 527 6.0% MBA Business Administration 218 8.1%
BA Psychology 439 5.0% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 180 6.7%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 404 4.6% MS Adult and Tech Education 169 6.3%
BSN Nursing 375 4.2% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner 141 5.2%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
Resident  $      2,618  $      2,758  $      8,844
Nonresident  $      6,241  $      6,918  $    22,239
Metro  $      4,334  $      4,702  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 300 40 340 34 374
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 160 21 181 13 194
         % of Gender Total 53% 53% 53% 38% 52%
     Male          
          Headcount 140 19 159 21 180
         % of Gender Total 47% 48% 47% 62% 48%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 288 37 325 32 357
         % of Race Total 96% 93% 96% 94% 95%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 1 1 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 3% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian          
          Headcount 8 2 10 1 11
         % of Race Total 3% 5% 3% 3% 3%
     American Indian or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 1 0 1 1 2
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 3% 1%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Note:  Includes teaching graduate assistants, permanent and temporary part-time faculty.
Full Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 426 55 481 213 694
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 178 20 198 65 263
         % of Gender Total 42% 36% 41% 31% 38%
     Male          
          Headcount 248 35 283 148 431
         % of Gender Total 58% 64% 59% 69% 62%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 367 50 417 176 593
         % of Race Total 86% 91% 87% 83% 85%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 13 4 17 4 21
         % of Race Total 3% 7% 4% 2% 3%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 8 1 9 7 16
         % of Race Total 2% 2% 2% 3% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 35 0 35 26 61
         % of Race Total 8% 0% 7% 12% 9%
     American Indian or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
     Unknown          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 163 33 196 57 253
         % of Rank Total 38% 60% 41% 27% 36%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 113 13 126 53 179
         % of Rank Total 27% 24% 26% 25% 26%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 110 9 119 97 216
         % of Rank Total 26% 16% 25% 46% 31%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 40 0 40 6 46
         % of Rank Total 9% 0% 8% 3% 7%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 59% 71% 60% 35% 53%
% with Terminal Degree 78% 95% 80% 98% 85%
Note:  Library and nonstructional faculty are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1994 1585 409
  Instructional Faculty 997 694 303
  Faculty - Librarians 18 16 2
  Noninstructional Faculty 77 71 6
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 71 0 71
   Classified Staff 630 612 18
   Nonclassified Staff 201 192 9
Total Huntington 1521 1183 338
  Instructional Faculty 660 426 234
  Faculty - Librarians 15 13 2
  Noninstructional Faculty 67 61 6
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 71 0 71
  Classified Staff 542 526 16
  Nonclassified Staff 166 157 9
Total Medical 334 304 30
  Instructional Faculty 242 213 29
  Faculty - Librarians 1 1 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 9 9 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 56 55 1
  Nonclassified Staff 26 26 0
Total South Charleston 139 98 41
  Instructional Faculty 95 55 40
  Faculty - Librarians 2 2 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 32 31 1
  Nonclassified Staff 9 9 0
Notes:
  Includes sabbaticals and leaves of absences.
  Instructional faculty includes research, public, and clinical faculty.
  Noninstructional faculty includes deans, coaches, and other faculty administrators.
Average Class Size by Course Level
  Overall
Overall Undergraduate 23
     Lower Undergraduate 26
     Upper Undergraduate 18
Graduate 10
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