Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2007 (End - January 10, 2008)
General College Information:
Effective 2004-2005, the Marshall Community & Technical College (MCTC) is reported as a separate institution from
Marshall University (MU).  Figures for MCTC are not included in this report.
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 47
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 42
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.,DMP) 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 98
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 James Kopp    Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
Dir. Admissions: Tammy Johnson    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, October 2007
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 13,814 10,754 151,436
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,590 8,450 126,743
     Graduate  3,978 2,058 24,693
     First Professional 246 246 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,814 10,754
     Huntington 11,699 9,869
     South Charleston 2,115 885
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,814 10,754
      Freshman 2,266 2,190
      Sophomore 1,796 1,712
      Junior 1,839 1,724
      Senior 3,039 2,634
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 650 189
      Graduate 3,978 2,058
      First Professional 246 246
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 13,814 5,523 8,291 9,549 4,201 5,348 4,265 1,322 2,943
     % of Total 100% 40% 60% 100% 44% 56% 100% 31% 69%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,590 4,252 5,338 7,902 3,556 4,346 1,688 696 992
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 41% 59%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,978 1,133 2,845 1,401 507 894 2,577 626 1,951
     % of Total 100% 28% 72% 100% 36% 64% 100% 24% 76%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 246 138 108 246 138 108 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 56% 44% 100% 56% 44% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 13,814 11,405 598 119 142 54 1,185 311
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.6% 4.3% 0.9% 1.0% 0.4% 8.6% 2.3%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,590 8,345 501 101 91 34 404 114
     % of All Races 100.0% 87.0% 5.2% 1.1% 0.9% 0.4% 4.2% 1.2%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,978 2,873 94 17 28 19 750 197
     % of All Races 100.0% 72.2% 2.4% 0.4% 0.7% 0.5% 18.9% 5.0%
First Professional                
     Headcount 246 187 3 1 23 1 31 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 76.0% 1.2% 0.4% 9.3% 0.4% 12.6% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.5
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 23.2
     Graduate 34.5
     First Professsional 25.9
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,814 11,376 2,127 311 11,097 1,669 1,048
     % of Total 100% 82.4% 15.4% 2.3% 80.3% 12.1% 7.6%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,590 7,780 1,696 114 7,632 1,151 807
     % of Total 100.0% 81.1% 17.7% 1.2% 79.6% 12.0% 8.4%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,978 3,370 411 197 3,265 473 240
     % of Total 100.0% 84.7% 10.3% 5.0% 82.1% 11.9% 6.0%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 246 226 20 0 200 45 1
     % of Total 100.0% 91.9% 8.1% 0.0% 81.3% 18.3% 0.4%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,814 227 9,363 3,978 246
     Business 1,674 N/A 1,331 343 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 473 N/A 296 177 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 3,957 N/A 1,664 2,293 N/A
     Fine Arts 378 N/A 346 32 N/A
     Graduate   431 N/A 0 431 N/A
     Health Professions 1,493 227 1,100 166 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 394 N/A 369 25 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,079 N/A 1,748 331 N/A
     Medicine 339 N/A 0 93 246
     Regents BA 470 N/A 470 0 N/A
     Science 1,296 N/A 1,209 87 N/A
     University College 830 N/A 830 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2405  
Accepted 2059 85.6%
Enrolled 1688 70.2%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2007-08
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,688
Full Time 1,659
Part Time 29
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2006) enrollment.
Requirements:
Number of High School Units (Years) Required or Recommended (Rec.) by Subject
     English  4
     Social Studies 3
     Math 3
     Science 3 (two of three units must be laboratory science)
   
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/adm_req_freshmen.html
ACT/HS GPA Profile: (for 4-yr degree seeking freshmen - Fall 2007)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.4 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.32
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 3%
24-29 34%
18-23 57%
12-17 6%
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%
Note: Excludes Transition Program Students
Fall 2002 and earlier includes students retained in the Marshall Community & Technical College.
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%
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%
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 2006-07
   Associate 96
   Baccalaureate 1,389
   Masters 945
   Education Specialist 17
   Doctoral 25
   First Professional (M.D.) 47
   Total 2,519
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              190 13.7% MBA Business Administration              111 11.7%
BBA Management               99 7.1% MA Counseling               83 8.8%
BA Elementary Education              92 6.6% MS Adult and Tech Education               77 8.1%
BS Biological Science               90 6.5% MA Special Education              74 7.8%
BSN Nursing              86 6.2% MA Reading Education              69 7.3%
BA Criminal Justice              78 5.6% MS Health Care Administration              46 4.9%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Elementary 549 6.7% MA Special Education 391 13.3%
BA Education, Secondary 547 6.6% MA Counseling 219 7.5%
BS Biological Science 531 6.4% MA Reading Education 213 7.3%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 459 5.6% MS Adult and Tech Education 193 6.6%
BA Psychology 431 5.2% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 183 6.2%
BA Journalism 367 4.5% MBA Business Administration 176 6.0%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      2,180  $      2,303  $      8,055
Out-of-State  $      5,632  $      6,274  $    20,465
Metro  $      3,796  $      4,146  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 277 39 316 25 341
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 142 24 166 12 178
         % of Gender Total 51% 62% 53% 48% 52%
     Male          
          Headcount 135 15 150 13 163
         % of Gender Total 49% 38% 47% 52% 48%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 261 36 297 25 322
         % of Race Total 94% 92% 94% 100% 94%
     Black          
          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%
     Asian          
          Headcount 8 3 11 0 11
         % of Race Total 3% 8% 3% 0% 3%
     American Indian          
          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 408 57 465 206 671
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 162 23 185 65 250
         % of Gender Total 40% 40% 40% 32% 37%
     Male          
          Headcount 246 34 280 141 421
         % of Gender Total 60% 60% 60% 68% 63%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 355 51 406 170 576
         % of Race Total 87% 89% 87% 83% 86%
     Black          
          Headcount 14 6 20 4 24
         % of Race Total 3% 11% 4% 2% 4%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 5 0 5 8 13
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 30 0 30 24 54
         % of Race Total 7% 0% 6% 12% 8%
     American Indian          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
     Unknown          
          Headcount 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 172 33 205 60 265
         % of Rank Total 42% 58% 44% 29% 39%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 98 12 110 51 161
         % of Rank Total 24% 21% 24% 25% 24%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 111 9 120 88 208
         % of Rank Total 27% 16% 26% 43% 31%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 27 3 30 7 37
         % of Rank Total 7% 5% 6% 3% 6%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 61% 70% 62% 39% 55%
% with Terminal Degree 79% 88% 80% 96% 85%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1939 1566 373
  Faculty 955 691 264
  Adjunct Faculty 75 68 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 77 0 77
   Classified Staff 659 638 21
   Nonclassified Staff 173 169 4
Total Huntington 1475 1171 304
  Faculty 626 425 201
  Adjunct Faculty 64 57 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 76 0 76
   Classified Staff 568 551 17
   Nonclassified Staff 141 138 3
Total Medical 322 293 29
  Faculty 232 207 25
  Adjunct Faculty 10 10 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 57 54 3
   Nonclassified Staff 23 22 1
Total South Charleston 142 102 40
  Faculty 97 59 38
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 34 33 1
   Nonclassified Staff 9 9 0
Notes:
  Includes sabbaticals and leaves of absences.
  Librarians are included with faculty.
  Adjunct faculty includes faculty administrators, deans, and coaches.
Class Size/Productivity Summary Data:
Student FTE to Faculty FTE Ratio:
Fall 2002 16.6
Fall 2001* 17.4
Fall 2000 16.2
Fall 1999 16.1
Fall 1998 17.0
Fall 1997 16.6
Note: Previous ratios published in the WV Higher Education Report Card differ from current published ratios due to
change in methodology.  The ratio includes MU and MCTC.  A breakdown by institution is not available.
*The ratio for Fall 2001 is based on corrected data.
Source:  WV Higher Education Report Card, 2003
Average Class Size by Course Level
  Overall
Overall Undergraduate 23
     Lower Undergraduate 26
     Upper Undergraduate 20
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