Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2009 (End - January 10, 2010)
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, January 2010
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 13,779 10,966 153,789
     Undergraduate   9,693 8,588 128,812
     Graduate  3,789 2,081 24,977
     First Professional 297 297 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,779 10,966
     Huntington 11,731 10,006
     South Charleston 2,048 960
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,779 10,966
      Freshman 2,837 2,740
      Sophomore 1,854 1,777
      Junior 1,698 1,608
      Senior 2,683 2,268
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 621 195
      Graduate 3,789 2,081
      First Professional 297 297
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 13,779 5,532 8,247 9,821 4,376 5,445 3,958 1,156 2,802
     % of Total 100% 40% 60% 100% 45% 55% 100% 29% 71%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,693 4,247 5,446 8,043 3,648 4,395 1,650 599 1,051
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 36% 64%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,789 1,134 2,655 1,481 577 904 2,308 557 1,751
     % of Total 100% 30% 70% 100% 39% 61% 100% 24% 76%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 297 151 146 297 151 146 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 13,779 11,393 666 146 160 54 1,028 332
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.7% 4.8% 1.1% 1.2% 0.4% 7.5% 2.4%
Undergraduate                 
     Headcount 9,693 8,257 563 126 94 40 480 133
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.2% 5.8% 1.3% 1.0% 0.4% 5.0% 1.4%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,789 2,904 100 19 33 12 522 199
     % of All Races 100.0% 76.6% 2.6% 0.5% 0.9% 0.3% 13.8% 5.3%
First Professional                
     Headcount 297 232 3 1 33 2 26 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 78.1% 1.0% 0.3% 11.1% 0.7% 8.8% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 25.9
     Undergraduate  22.9
     Graduate 33.6
     First Professsional 26.5
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,779 11,171 2,276 332 10,722 1,890 1,167
     % of Total 100% 81.1% 16.5% 2.4% 77.8% 13.7% 8.5%
Undergraduate               
     Headcount 9,693 7,735 1,825 133 7,510 1,274 909
     % of Total 100.0% 79.8% 18.8% 1.4% 77.5% 13.1% 9.4%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,789 3,166 424 199 2,977 554 258
     % of Total 100.0% 83.6% 11.2% 5.3% 78.6% 14.6% 6.8%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 297 270 27 0 235 62 0
     % of Total 100.0% 90.9% 9.1% 0.0% 79.1% 20.9% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,779 203 9,490 3,789 297
     Business 1,595 N/A 1,197 398 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 548 N/A 376 172 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 2,369 N/A 1,697 672 N/A
     Fine Arts 351 N/A 322 29 N/A
     GSEPD 1,363 N/A 0 1,363 N/A
     Graduate   419 N/A 0 419 N/A
     Health Professions 1,711 203 1,304 204 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 350 N/A 321 29 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,104 N/A 1,787 317 N/A
     Medicine 386 N/A 0 89 297
     Regents BA 430 N/A 430 0 N/A
     Science 1,343 N/A 1,246 97 N/A
     University College 810 N/A 810 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2577  
Accepted 2208 85.7%
Enrolled 1882 73.0%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2009-10
Note: Includes applications that are complete for a final decision.
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,882
Full Time 1,857
Part Time 25
Note:  Based on Fall 2009 (end semester) 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 631 7.1% MA Special Education 297 10.7%
BA Secondary Education 619 7.0% MA Counseling 221 7.9%
BA Elementary Education 529 6.0% MBA Business Administration 217 7.8%
BA Psychology 441 5.0% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 188 6.7%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 424 4.8% MS Adult and Tech Education 178 6.4%
BSN Nursing 375 4.2% MA Reading Education 147 5.3%
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 19
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