Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2010 (Early - October 15, 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, August 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 13,718 11,422 160,747
     Undergraduate   9,991 9,100 136,496
     Graduate  3,426 2,021 24,251
     First Professional 301 301 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,718 11,422
     Huntington 11,982 10,545
     South Charleston 1,736 877
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,718 11,422
      Freshman 3,047 3,031
      Sophomore 1,872 1,803
      Junior 1,772 1,688
      Senior 2,774 2,405
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 526 173
      Graduate 3,426 2,021
      First Professional 301 301
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 13,718 5,625 8,093 10,386 4,587 5,799 3,332 1,038 2,294
     % of Total 100% 41% 59% 100% 44% 56% 100% 31% 69%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,991 4,384 5,607 8,556 3,795 4,761 1,435 589 846
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 44% 56% 100% 41% 59%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,426 1,085 2,341 1,529 636 893 1,897 449 1,448
     % of Total 100% 32% 68% 100% 42% 58% 100% 24% 76%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 301 156 145 301 156 145 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 52% 48% 100% 52% 48% 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 13,718 11,113 630 154 170 52 1,277 322
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.0% 4.6% 1.1% 1.2% 0.4% 9.3% 2.3%
Undergraduate                 
     Headcount 9,991 8,191 516 126 92 38 884 144
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.0% 5.2% 1.3% 0.9% 0.4% 8.8% 1.4%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,426 2,681 112 24 38 12 381 178
     % of All Races 100.0% 78.3% 3.3% 0.7% 1.1% 0.4% 11.1% 5.2%
First Professional                
     Headcount 301 241 2 4 40 2 12 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 80.1% 0.7% 1.3% 13.3% 0.7% 4.0% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 25.5
     Undergraduate  23.0
     Graduate 32.7
     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 13,718 10,937 2,459 322 10,470 2,032 1,216
     % of Total 100% 79.7% 17.9% 2.3% 76.3% 14.8% 8.9%
Undergraduate               
     Headcount 9,991 7,830 2,017 144 7,603 1,415 973
     % of Total 100.0% 78.4% 20.2% 1.4% 76.1% 14.2% 9.7%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,426 2,840 408 178 2,646 537 243
     % of Total 100.0% 82.9% 11.9% 5.2% 77.2% 15.7% 7.1%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 301 267 34 0 221 80 0
     % of Total 100.0% 88.7% 11.3% 0.0% 73.4% 26.6% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,718 254 9,737 3,426 301
     Business 1,594 N/A 1,191 403 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 538 N/A 364 174 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 1,971 N/A 1,452 519 N/A
     Fine Arts 360 N/A 334 26 N/A
     GSEPD 1,071 N/A 0 1,071 N/A
     Graduate   368 N/A 0 368 N/A
     Health Professions 2,429 254 1,843 332 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 348 N/A 318 30 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,053 N/A 1,738 315 N/A
     Medicine 404 N/A 0 103 301
     Regents BA 447 N/A 447 0 N/A
     Science 1,390 N/A 1,305 85 N/A
     University College 745 N/A 745 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2768  
Accepted 2324 84.0%
Enrolled 1961 70.8%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2010-11
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 1,961
Full Time 1,947
Part Time 14
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2010) 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 2010)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.1 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.3
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 30%
18-23 56%
12-17 10%
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%
Fall 2009 to Fall 2010 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%
Fall 2003 46.1%
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%
Fall 2003 45.6%
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 2009-10
   Associate 69
   Baccalaureate 1,359
   Masters 867
   Education Specialist 26
   Doctoral 21
   First Professional (M.D.) 57
   Total 2,399
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              208 15.3% MBA Business Administration              121 14.0%
BA Psychology              95 7.0% MA Special Education              68 7.8%
BS Biological Science              91 6.7% MS Adult and Tech Education              52 6.0%
BBA Management              85 6.3% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching              51 5.9%
BA Education, Elementary              82 6.0% MA Counseling              50 5.8%
BSN Nursing              62 4.6% MS Human Resource Management              49 5.7%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Secondary 631 6.9% MA Special Education 257 9.8%
BA Education, Elementary 594 6.5% MA Counseling 236 9.0%
BS Biological Science 579 6.3% MBA Business Administration 203 7.8%
BA Psychology 450 4.9% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner 186 7.1%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 437 4.7% MS Adult and Tech Education 153 5.9%
BA Criminal Justice 349 3.8% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 148 5.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
Resident  $      2,643  $      2,783  $      9,268
Nonresident  $      6,448  $      7,145  $    22,663
Metro  $      4,483  $      4,862  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 282 49 331 36 367
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 132 31 163 14 177
         % of Gender Total 47% 63% 49% 39% 48%
     Male          
          Headcount 150 18 168 22 190
         % of Gender Total 53% 37% 51% 61% 52%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 266 47 313 36 349
         % of Race Total 94% 96% 95% 100% 95%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian          
          Headcount 9 2 11 0 11
         % of Race Total 3% 4% 3% 0% 3%
     American Indian or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
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 434 52 486 216 702
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 180 22 202 68 270
         % of Gender Total 41% 42% 42% 31% 38%
     Male          
          Headcount 254 30 284 148 432
         % of Gender Total 59% 58% 58% 69% 62%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 377 47 424 180 604
         % of Race Total 87% 90% 87% 83% 86%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 12 4 16 5 21
         % of Race Total 3% 8% 3% 2% 3%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 7 1 8 8 16
         % of Race Total 2% 2% 2% 4% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 35 0 35 23 58
         % of Race Total 8% 0% 7% 11% 8%
     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 169 30 199 49 248
         % of Rank Total 39% 58% 41% 23% 35%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 108 10 118 54 172
         % of Rank Total 25% 19% 24% 25% 25%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 107 12 119 107 226
         % of Rank Total 25% 23% 24% 50% 32%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 50 0 50 6 56
         % of Rank Total 12% 0% 10% 3% 8%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 61% 67% 61% 33% 53%
% with Terminal Degree 78% 92% 80% 98% 85%
Note:  Library and nonstructional faculty are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1998 1610 388
  Instructional Faculty 993 702 291
  Faculty - Librarians 17 17 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 74 71 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 76 0 76
   Classified Staff 626 616 10
   Nonclassified Staff 212 204 8
Total Huntington 1510 1210 300
  Instructional Faculty 641 434 207
  Faculty - Librarians 14 14 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 65 62 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 75 0 75
  Classified Staff 540 532 8
  Nonclassified Staff 175 168 7
Total Medical 344 306 38
  Instructional Faculty 252 216 36
  Faculty - Librarians 1 1 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 7 7 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 55 54 1
  Nonclassified Staff 29 28 1
Total South Charleston 144 94 50
  Instructional Faculty 100 52 48
  Faculty - Librarians 2 2 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 2 2 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
  Classified Staff 31 30 1
  Nonclassified Staff 8 8 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 24
     Lower Undergraduate 28
     Upper Undergraduate 18
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