Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2011 (End - January 10, 2012)
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 52
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 45
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral* 5
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 107
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 *PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.,DMP,DPT
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, October 2011
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 13,971 11,410 160,718
     Undergraduate   10,056 9,108 136,622
     Graduate  3,621 2,008 24,096
     First Professional 294 294 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,971 11,410
     Huntington 12,021 10,497
     South Charleston 1,950 913
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,971 11,410
      Freshman 2,544 2,556
      Sophomore 2,015 1,939
      Junior 1,924 1,828
      Senior 3,028 2,621
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 545 165
      Graduate 3,621 2,008
      First Professional 294 294
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 13,971 5,620 8,351 10,274 4,499 5,775 3,697 1,121 2,576
     % of Total 100% 40% 60% 100% 44% 56% 100% 30% 70%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 10,056 4,372 5,684 8,612 3,808 4,804 1,444 564 880
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 44% 56% 100% 39% 61%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,621 1,082 2,539 1,368 525 843 2,253 557 1,696
     % of Total 100% 30% 70% 100% 38% 62% 100% 25% 75%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 294 166 128 294 166 128 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 56% 44% 100% 56% 44% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black or African American Asian Amer Ind or Alaska Native Native Hawaiian or Othr Pacific Isl Two or more races Hispanic International Unknown
All Levels                  
     Headcount 13,971 11,887 676 165 47 11 86 211 289 599
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.1% 4.8% 1.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.6% 1.5% 2.1% 4.3%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 10,056 8,698 568 84 39 9 72 170 142 274
     % of All Races 100.0% 86.5% 5.6% 0.8% 0.4% 0.1% 0.7% 1.7% 1.4% 2.7%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,621 2,948 105 43 4 2 14 37 147 321
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.4% 2.9% 1.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4% 1.0% 4.1% 8.9%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 294 241 3 38 4 0 0 4 0 4
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.0% 1.0% 12.9% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.0% 1.4%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 25.4
     Undergraduate  22.9
     Graduate 33.1
     First Professsional 26.4
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. International In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,971 11,117 2,565 289 10,654 2,031 1,286
     % of Total 100% 79.6% 18.4% 2.1% 76.3% 14.5% 9.2%
Undergraduate               
     Headcount 10,056 7,831 2,083 142 7,585 1,419 1,052
     % of Total 100.0% 77.9% 20.7% 1.4% 75.4% 14.1% 10.5%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,621 3,039 435 147 2,864 523 234
     % of Total 100.0% 83.9% 12.0% 4.1% 79.1% 14.4% 6.5%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 294 247 47 0 205 89 0
     % of Total 100.0% 84.0% 16.0% 0.0% 69.7% 30.3% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,971 258 9,798 3,621 294
     Business 1,597 N/A 1,252 345 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 579 N/A 385 194 N/A
     Education 1,680 N/A 1,392 288 N/A
     Fine Arts 368 N/A 344 24 N/A
     GSEPD 1,480 N/A 0 1,480 N/A
     Graduate   453 N/A 0 453 N/A
     Health Professions 2,567 258 1,973 336 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 373 N/A 344 29 N/A
     Liberal Arts 1,927 N/A 1,624 303 N/A
     Medicine 381 N/A 0 87 294
     Regents BA 427 N/A 427 0 N/A
     Science 1,410 N/A 1,328 82 N/A
     University College 729 N/A 729 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2912  
Accepted 2368 81.3%
Enrolled 2006 68.9%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2011-12
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 2,006
Full Time 1,995
Part Time 11
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2011) 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 or a combined score 
(critical reading + math) of at least 910 on the SAT; OR an Overall Grade Point Average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale 
and a composite score of at least 16 on the ACT or a combined score (critical reading + math) of at least 780 on the SAT.
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 2011)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.1 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.3
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 3%
24-29 30%
18-23 58%
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%
Fall 2009 to Fall 2010 70%
Fall 2010 to Fall 2011 70%
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%
Fall 2004 46.5%
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%
Fall 2001 40.3%
Fall 2002 44.2%
Fall 2003 45.6%
Fall 2004 46.3%
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 2010-11
   Associate 91
   Baccalaureate 1,395
   Masters 881
   Education Specialist 21
   Doctoral 23
   First Professional (M.D.) 72
   Total 2,483
 
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              231 16.6% MBA Business Administration                  147 16.7%
BS Biological Science             106 7.6% MS Adult and Tech Education                   65 7.4%
BSN Nursing              93 6.7% MA Special Education                   55 6.2%
BA Psychology              87 6.2% MA Reading Education                   52 5.9%
BA Education, Elementary              78 5.6% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching                   48 5.4%
BBA Management              76 5.4% MA Counseling                   46 5.2%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Secondary 647 7.0% MA Special Education 276 11.4%
BA Education, Elementary 595 6.4% MA Counseling 199 8.2%
BS Biological Science 591 6.4% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner 180 7.4%
BA Psychology 429 4.6% MA Leadership Studies 156 6.4%
BBA Management 424 4.6% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 143 5.9%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 421 4.6% MBA Business Administration 113 4.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
Resident  $      2,824  $      2,970  $      9,738
Nonresident  $      6,740  $      7,455  $    23,133
Metro  $      4,835  $      5,235  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 278 37 315 32 347
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 133 20 153 11 164
         % of Gender Total 48% 54% 49% 34% 47%
     Male          
          Headcount 145 17 162 21 183
         % of Gender Total 52% 46% 51% 66% 53%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 262 35 297 31 328
         % of Race Total 94% 95% 94% 97% 95%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 4 0 4 1 5
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 3% 1%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian          
          Headcount 5 2 7 0 7
         % of Race Total 2% 5% 2% 0% 2%
     American Indian or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 4 0 4 0 4
         % 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 450 58 508 212 720
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 190 23 213 67 280
         % of Gender Total 42% 40% 42% 32% 39%
     Male          
          Headcount 260 35 295 145 440
         % of Gender Total 58% 60% 58% 68% 61%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 392 51 443 176 619
         % of Race Total 87% 88% 87% 83% 86%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 12 5 17 4 21
         % of Race Total 3% 9% 3% 2% 3%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 6 1 7 9 16
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 37 1 38 22 60
         % of Race Total 8% 2% 7% 10% 8%
     American Indian or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown          
          Headcount 1 0 1 1 2
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 170 33 203 46 249
         % of Rank Total 38% 57% 40% 22% 35%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 106 12 118 51 169
         % of Rank Total 24% 21% 23% 24% 23%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 104 13 117 110 227
         % of Rank Total 23% 22% 23% 52% 32%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 70 0 70 5 75
         % of Rank Total 16% 0% 14% 2% 10%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 56% 66% 57% 30% 49%
% with Terminal Degree 76% 91% 78% 98% 84%
Note:  Library and nonstructional faculty are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2001 1634 367
  Instructional Faculty 1006 720 286
  Faculty - Librarians 19 19 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 77 74 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 61 0 61
   Classified Staff 618 609 9
   Nonclassified Staff 220 212 8
Total Huntington 1523 1228 295
  Instructional Faculty 668 450 218
  Faculty - Librarians 16 16 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 66 63 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 60 0 60
  Classified Staff 532 525 7
  Nonclassified Staff 181 174 7
Total Medical 345 311 34
  Instructional Faculty 244 212 32
  Faculty - Librarians 1 1 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 10 10 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 58 57 1
  Nonclassified Staff 32 31 1
Total South Charleston 133 95 38
  Instructional Faculty 94 58 36
  Faculty - Librarians 2 2 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
  Classified Staff 28 27 1
  Nonclassified Staff 7 7 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 27
     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