Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2013 (Early - October 15, 2013)
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 56
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 46
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral* 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional** 3
     Total 113
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 2013
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 13,056 11,060 152,128
     Undergraduate   9,762 8,819 132,288
     Graduate  2,803 1,653 19,840
     First Professional 491 587 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,056 11,060
     Huntington 11,522 10,282
     South Charleston 1,534 777
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,056 11,060
      Freshman 2,322 2,341
      Sophomore 1,956 1,898
      Junior 1,926 1,860
      Senior 2,933 2,531
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 625 190
      Graduate 2,803 1,653
      First Professional 491 587
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 13,056 5,495 7,561 9,945 4,380 5,565 3,111 1,115 1,996
     % of Total 100% 42% 58% 100% 44% 56% 100% 36% 64%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,762 4,248 5,514 8,272 3,643 4,629 1,490 605 885
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 44% 56% 100% 41% 59%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 2,803 968 1,835 1,182 458 724 1,621 510 1,111
     % of Total 100% 35% 65% 100% 39% 61% 100% 31% 69%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 491 279 212 491 279 212 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 13,056 10,759 681 159 43 14 241 243 264 652
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.4% 5.2% 1.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.8% 1.9% 2.0% 5.0%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,762 8,040 577 78 34 10 200 191 132 500
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.4% 5.9% 0.8% 0.3% 0.1% 2.0% 2.0% 1.4% 5.1%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 2,803 2,351 85 34 4 4 38 42 132 113
     % of All Races 100.0% 83.9% 3.0% 1.2% 0.1% 0.1% 1.4% 1.5% 4.7% 4.0%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 491 368 19 47 5 0 3 10 0 39
     % of All Races 100.0% 74.9% 3.9% 9.6% 1.0% 0.0% 0.6% 2.0% 0.0% 7.9%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 24.9
     Undergraduate  22.6
     Graduate 32.9
     First Professsional 26.0
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. International In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,056 10,333 2,459 264 9,918 2,047 1,091
     % of Total 100% 79.1% 18.8% 2.0% 76.0% 15.7% 8.4%
Undergraduate               
     Headcount 9,762 7,679 1,951 132 7,515 1,334 913
     % of Total 100.0% 78.7% 20.0% 1.4% 77.0% 13.7% 9.4%
Graduate              
     Headcount 2,803 2,291 380 132 2,145 499 159
     % of Total 100.0% 81.7% 13.6% 4.7% 76.5% 17.8% 5.7%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 491 363 128 0 258 214 19
     % of Total 100.0% 73.9% 26.1% 0.0% 52.5% 43.6% 3.9%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,056 247 9,515 2,803 491
     Arts and Media 642 N/A 609 33 N/A
     Business 1,567 N/A 1,231 336 N/A
     CITE 529 N/A 383 146 N/A
     Education and Prof Development 2,405 N/A 1,129 1,276 N/A
     Graduate   340 N/A N/A 340 N/A
     Health Professions 2,683 247 2,106 268 62
     INTO Marshall 57 N/A 21 36 N/A
     Liberal Arts 1,242 N/A 1,034 208 N/A
     Medicine 369 N/A N/A 85 284
     Regents BA 330 N/A 330 N/A N/A
     School of Pharmacy 145 N/A N/A N/A 145
     Science 1,657 N/A 1,582 75 N/A
     University College 1,090 N/A 1,090 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2881  
Accepted 2270 78.8%
Enrolled 1872 65.0%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2013-14
Note: Includes applications that are complete for a final decision.
 
Distribution of First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,872
Full Time 1,858
Part Time 14
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2013) 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 on a 4.00 scale and an ACT composite score of 19 or a combined 
score (critical reading + math) of at least 900 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 770 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 2013)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.2 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.4
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 2%
24-29 32%
18-23 57%
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%
Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 71%
Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 68%
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%
Fall 2006 44.5%
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%
Fall 2005 44.2%
Fall 2006 43.8%
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 2012-13
   Associate 99
   Baccalaureate 1,562
   Masters 774
   Education Specialist 21
   Doctoral (DMP, EdD, PhD,PsyD) 53
   First Professional (M.D.) 74
   Total 2,583
 
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
  # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              251 16.1% MA Special Education                   64 8.3%
BA Education, Elementary             109 7.0% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner                   61 7.9%
BBA Management             108 6.9% MA Psychology                   50 6.5%
BSN Nursing              85 5.4% MA Counseling                   49 6.3%
BS Biological Science              80 5.1% MA Leadership Studies                   48 6.2%
BA Criminal Justice              75 4.8% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching                   42 5.4%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
 
Undergraduate (Baccalaureate) # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Secondary 563 6.4% MA Leadership Studies 234 11.9%
BS Biological Science 510 5.8% MA Special Education 200 10.2%
BA Education, Elementary 492 5.6% MA Counseling 160 8.1%
BBA Management 445 5.0% MSN Family Nurse Practitioner 140 7.1%
BA Psychology 443 5.0% MBA Business Administration 117 5.9%
BSN Nursing 351 4.0% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 92 4.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad
Resident  $      3,108  $      3,270
Nonresident  $      7,223  $      7,961
Metro  $      5,428  $      5,856
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
    Med Sch  University
  4-Year* Fac Total
Total 290 27 317
Gender      
     Female      
          Headcount 155 13 168
         % of Gender Total 53% 48% 53%
     Male      
          Headcount 135 14 149
         % of Gender Total 47% 52% 47%
Race      
     White      
          Headcount 256 26 282
         % of Race Total 88% 96% 89%
     Black or African American      
          Headcount 7 1 8
         % of Race Total 2% 4% 3%
     Asian      
          Headcount 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1%
     Amer Ind or Alaska Native      
          Headcount 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic      
          Headcount 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0%
     Nonresident Alien      
          Headcount 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1%
     Unknown/Missing      
          Headcount 19 0 19
         % of Race Total 7% 0% 6%
Note:  Includes teaching graduate assistants, permanent and temporary part-time faculty.
Full Time Faculty:
    Med Sch  University
  4-Year* Fac Total
Total 540 209 749
Gender      
     Female      
          Headcount 246 69 315
         % of Gender Total 46% 33% 42%
     Male      
          Headcount 294 140 434
         % of Gender Total 54% 67% 58%
Race      
     White      
          Headcount 452 173 625
         % of Race Total 84% 83% 83%
     Black or African American      
          Headcount 14 4 18
         % of Race Total 3% 2% 2%
     Asian      
          Headcount 49 19 68
         % of Race Total 9% 9% 9%
     Amer Ind or Alaska Native      
          Headcount 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0%
     Hispanic      
          Headcount 5 7 12
         % of Race Total 1% 3% 2%
     Nonresident Alien      
          Headcount 13 3 16
         % of Race Total 2% 1% 2%
     Unknown/Missing      
          Headcount 5 3 8
         % of Race Total 1% 1% 1%
Rank      
     Professor      
          Headcount 197 46 243
         % of Rank Total 36% 22% 32%
     Associate Professor      
          Headcount 131 64 195
         % of Rank Total 24% 31% 26%
     Assistant Professor      
          Headcount 141 91 232
         % of Rank Total 26% 44% 31%
     Instructor      
          Headcount 71 8 79
         % of Rank Total 13% 4% 11%
     No Rank      
          Headcount 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 56% 36% 50%
% with Terminal Degree 76% 98% 82%
Note:  Library and nonstructional faculty are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2007 1673 334
  Instructional Faculty 1008 749 259
  Faculty - Librarians 17 17 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 77 74 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 58 0 58
   Classified Staff 632 624 8
   Nonclassified Staff 215 209 6
Total 4-Year* 1672 1368 304
  Instructional Faculty 772 540 232
  Faculty - Librarians 16 16 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 68 65 3
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 58 0 58
  Classified Staff 572 565 7
  Nonclassified Staff 186 182 4
Total Medical School 335 305 30
  Instructional Faculty 236 209 27
  Faculty - Librarians 1 1 0
  Noninstructional Faculty 9 9 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
  Classified Staff 60 59 1
  Nonclassified Staff 29 27 2
Notes:
  Includes sabbaticals and leaves of absences.
  Instructional faculty includes research, public, and clinical faculty.
  Noninstructional faculty includes deans, coaches, and other faculty administrators.
*4-Year includes all campuses, locations, colleges and schools except Medical School.
Average Class Size by Course Level
  Overall  
Overall Undergraduate 22
     Lower Undergraduate 24
     Upper Undergraduate 17
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.