Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2012 (Early - October 15, 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 53
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 46
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral* 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional** 3
     Total 110
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, EdD,DMP
**MD, PHARMD, DPT
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, October 2012
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 13,279 11,234 156,500
     Undergraduate   9,892 9,038 135,565
     Graduate  2,991 1,745 20,935
     First Professional 396 452 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,279 11,234
     Huntington 11,675 10,430
     South Charleston 1,604 804
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,279 11,234
      Freshman 2,455 2,481
      Sophomore 2,044 1,988
      Junior 1,951 1,868
      Senior 2,952 2,543
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 490 158
      Graduate 2,991 1,745
      First Professional 396 452
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 13,279 5,549 7,730 10,245 4,524 5,721 3,034 1,025 2,009
     % of Total 100% 42% 58% 100% 44% 56% 100% 34% 66%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,892 4,360 5,532 8,575 3,828 4,747 1,317 532 785
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 40% 60%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 2,991 962 2,029 1,274 469 805 1,717 493 1,224
     % of Total 100% 32% 68% 100% 37% 63% 100% 29% 71%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 396 227 169 396 227 169 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 57% 43% 100% 57% 43% 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 Nonresident Alien Unknown
All Levels                  
     Headcount 13,279 11,214 705 156 39 17 185 239 239 485
     % of All Races 100.0% 84.4% 5.3% 1.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.4% 1.8% 1.8% 3.7%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,892 8,338 599 79 31 13 152 185 134 361
     % of All Races 100.0% 84.3% 6.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.1% 1.5% 1.9% 1.4% 3.6%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 2,991 2,551 95 43 4 4 30 45 105 114
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.3% 3.2% 1.4% 0.1% 0.1% 1.0% 1.5% 3.5% 3.8%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 396 325 11 34 4 0 3 9 0 10
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.1% 2.8% 8.6% 1.0% 0.0% 0.8% 2.3% 0.0% 2.5%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 25.1
     Undergraduate  22.7
     Graduate 32.9
     First Professsional 26.3
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. International In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,279 10,519 2,521 239 10,119 1,993 1,167
     % of Total 100% 79.2% 19.0% 1.8% 76.2% 15.0% 8.8%
Undergraduate               
     Headcount 9,892 7,708 2,050 134 7,547 1,383 962
     % of Total 100.0% 77.9% 20.7% 1.4% 76.3% 14.0% 9.7%
Graduate              
     Headcount 2,991 2,515 371 105 2,346 455 190
     % of Total 100.0% 84.1% 12.4% 3.5% 78.4% 15.2% 6.4%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 396 296 100 0 226 155 15
     % of Total 100.0% 74.7% 25.3% 0.0% 57.1% 39.1% 3.8%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,279 252 9,640 2,991 396
     Business 1,597 N/A 1,258 339 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 553 N/A 386 167 N/A
     Education 1,478 N/A 1,265 213 N/A
     Fine Arts 350 N/A 327 23 N/A
     GSEPD 1,127 N/A 0 1,127 N/A
     Graduate   386 N/A 0 386 N/A
     Health Professions 2,702 252 2,126 296 28
     Journalism and Mass Comm 336 N/A 315 21 N/A
     Liberal Arts 1,650 N/A 1,386 264 N/A
     Medicine 372 N/A 0 83 289
     Regents BA 378 N/A 378 0 N/A
     School of Pharmacy 79 N/A 0 0 79
     Science 1,346 N/A 1,274 72 N/A
     University College 925 N/A 925 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2889  
Accepted 2306 79.8%
Enrolled 1911 66.1%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2012-13
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 1,911
Full Time 1,903
Part Time 8
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2012) 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 2012)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.1 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.3
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 3%
24-29 30%
18-23 56%
12-17 11%
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%
Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 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%
Fall 2004 46.5%
Fall 2005 44.8%
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%
Fall 2005 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 2011-12
   Associate 111
   Baccalaureate 1,547
   Masters 848
   Education Specialist 16
   Doctoral 55
   First Professional (M.D.) 63
   Total 2,640
 
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
  # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              340 22.0% MBA Business Administration                    85 10.0%
BBA Management             109 7.0% MA Special Education                   71 8.4%
BA Psychology              99 6.4% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner                   59 7.0%
BS Biological Science              89 5.8% MA Counseling                   51 6.0%
BSN Nursing              85 5.5% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching                   46 5.4%
BA Education, Elementary              73 4.7% MS Adult and Tech Education                   39 4.6%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
 
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Secondary 622 6.8% MA Special Education 224 10.4%
BA Education, Elementary 553 6.0% MA Leadership Studies 185 8.6%
BS Biological Science 550 6.0% MA Counseling 178 8.2%
BBA Management 431 4.7% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner 156 7.2%
BA Psychology 428 4.7% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 118 5.5%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 370 4.0% MS Adult and Tech Education 104 4.8%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad
Resident  $      2,965  $      3,115
Nonresident  $      6,965  $      7,690
Metro  $      5,120  $      5,535
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 292 34 326 30 356
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 142 22 164 14 178
         % of Gender Total 49% 65% 50% 47% 50%
     Male          
          Headcount 150 12 162 16 178
         % of Gender Total 51% 35% 50% 53% 50%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 257 32 289 29 318
         % of Race Total 88% 94% 89% 97% 89%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 7 0 7 1 8
         % of Race Total 2% 0% 2% 3% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 1 1 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 3% 1% 0% 1%
     Amer Ind or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Nonresident Alien          
          Headcount 9 0 9 0 9
         % of Race Total 3% 0% 3% 0% 3%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 14 1 15 0 15
         % of Race Total 5% 3% 5% 0% 4%
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 469 52 521 210 731
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 205 20 225 70 295
         % of Gender Total 44% 38% 43% 33% 40%
     Male          
          Headcount 264 32 296 140 436
         % of Gender Total 56% 62% 57% 67% 60%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 397 43 440 172 612
         % of Race Total 85% 83% 84% 82% 84%
     Black or African American          
          Headcount 10 5 15 4 19
         % of Race Total 2% 10% 3% 2% 3%
     Asian          
          Headcount 39 1 40 21 61
         % of Race Total 8% 2% 8% 10% 8%
     Amer Ind or Alaska Native          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 5 1 6 8 14
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Nonresident Alien          
          Headcount 12 2 14 3 17
         % of Race Total 3% 4% 3% 1% 2%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 4 0 4 2 6
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 170 26 196 47 243
         % of Rank Total 36% 50% 38% 22% 33%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 116 11 127 65 192
         % of Rank Total 25% 21% 24% 31% 26%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 117 13 130 91 221
         % of Rank Total 25% 25% 25% 43% 30%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 66 2 68 7 75
         % of Rank Total 14% 4% 13% 3% 10%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 56% 58% 56% 37% 51%
% with Terminal Degree 78% 92% 79% 98% 85%
Note:  Library and nonstructional faculty are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2036 1660 376
  Instructional Faculty 1010 731 279
  Faculty - Librarians 19 19 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 79 76 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 77 0 77
   Classified Staff 634 623 11
   Nonclassified Staff 217 211 6
Total Huntington 1572 1263 309
  Instructional Faculty 684 469 215
  Faculty - Librarians 16 16 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 68 65 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 77 0 77
  Classified Staff 548 539 9
  Nonclassified Staff 179 174 5
Total Medical 340 308 32
  Instructional Faculty 240 210 30
  Faculty - Librarians 1 1 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 10 10 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 59 58 1
  Nonclassified Staff 30 29 1
Total South Charleston 124 89 35
  Instructional Faculty 86 52 34
  Faculty - Librarians 2 2 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 27 26 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 23
     Lower Undergraduate 26
     Upper Undergraduate 18
Graduate 12
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