Standard Answers to Survey Questions  
Marshall University and Marshall Community & Technical College
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 and MU are included in this report.
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive      Certificate 12
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 26
     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 134
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed Note: the following programs are included once each in these counts.
Date Founded: 1837    Chemistry BS/BS Chem
Academic Calender: Semester    Biological Science, MA/MS
   Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
President  Stephen James Kopp    Geology BA/BS
President (MCTC) Keith Cotroneo
Dir. Admissions: Tammy Johnson    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, October 2007
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
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 16,290 12,275 174,251
     MCTC 2,476 1,521 22,815
     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 16,290 12,275
     Huntington 11,699 9,869
     MCTC 2,476 1,521
     South Charleston 2,115 885
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,290 12,275
      Freshman 3,181 2,970
      Sophomore 2,266 2,080
      Junior 2,174 1,895  
      Senior 3,448 2,775
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 997 251
      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 16,290 6,947 9,343 10,832 4,830 6,002 5,458 2,117 3,341
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 45% 55% 100% 39% 61%
MCTC                  
     Headcount 2,476 1,424 1,052 1,283 629 654 1,193 795 398
     % of Total 100% 58% 42% 100% 49% 51% 100% 67% 33%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                  
     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 16,290 13,292 791 135 157 66 1,534 315
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.6% 4.9% 0.8% 1.0% 0.4% 9.4% 1.9%
MCTC                
     Headcount 2,476 1,887 193 16 15 12 349 4
     % of All Races 100.0% 76.2% 7.8% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5% 14.1% 0.2%
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 27.0
     MCTC 28.6
     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 16,290 13,555 2,420 315 13,205 1,887 1,198
     % of Total 100% 83.2% 14.9% 1.9% 81.1% 11.6% 7.4%
MCTC              
     Headcount 2,476 2,179 293 4 2,108 218 150
     % of Total 100.0% 88.0% 11.8% 0.2% 85.1% 8.8% 6.1%
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 16,290 2,703 9,363 3,978 246
     Comm & Tech 2,476 2,476 N/A N/A N/A
     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 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU MCTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2405   786  
Accepted 2059 85.6% 786 100.0%
Enrolled 1688 70.2% 480 61.1%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2006-07
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total MU MCTC
Total 2,168 1,688 480
Full Time 2,083 1,659 424
Part Time 85 29 56
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
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
   Certificate of Proficiency 17
   Associate 439          MCTC: 343 Marshall Univ: 96
   Baccalaureate 1,389
   Masters 945
   Education Specialist 17
   Doctoral 25
   First Professional (M.D.) 47
   Total 2,879
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (MU) # 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%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # degrees % of Assoc.
AAS Board of Governors 73 21.3%
AAS Management Technology 31 9.0%
AAS Occupational Development 29 8.5%
AAS Police Science 26 7.6%
AAS Information Technology 21 6.1%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (MU) # 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%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # enrolled % of Asso.
AAS Police Science 304 15.0%
AA General Studies/Transfer 292 14.4%
AAS Radiologic Technology 209 10.3%
AAS Occupational Development 176 8.7%
AAS Management Technology 146 7.2%
AAS Physical Therapy Assistant 134 6.6%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Huntington MCTC
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof Undgr
In-State  $      2,180  $      2,303  $      8,055  $             1,449
Out-of-State  $      5,632  $      6,274  $    20,465  $             4,071
Metro  $      3,796  $      4,146  N/A   $             2,734
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  MCTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 101 277 39 417 25 442
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 52 142 24 218 12 230
         % of Gender Total 51% 51% 62% 52% 48% 52%
     Male            
          Headcount 49 135 15 199 13 212
         % of Gender Total 49% 49% 38% 48% 52% 48%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 96 261 36 393 25 418
         % of Race Total 95% 94% 92% 94% 100% 95%
     Black            
          Headcount 1 2 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Asian            
          Headcount 4 8 3 15 0 15
         % of Race Total 4% 3% 8% 4% 0% 3%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Note:  Includes teaching graduate assistants, permanent and temporary part-time faculty.
Full Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 41 408 57 506 206 712
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 28 162 23 213 65 278
         % of Gender Total 68% 40% 40% 42% 32% 39%
     Male            
          Headcount 13 246 34 293 141 434
         % of Gender Total 32% 60% 60% 58% 68% 61%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 37 355 51 443 170 613
         % of Race Total 90% 87% 89% 88% 83% 86%
     Black            
          Headcount 3 14 6 23 4 27
         % of Race Total 7% 3% 11% 5% 2% 4%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 5 0 5 8 13
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 1 30 0 31 24 55
         % of Race Total 2% 7% 0% 6% 12% 8%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
     Unknown            
          Headcount 0 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 10 172 33 215 60 275
         % of Rank Total 24% 42% 58% 42% 29% 39%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 6 98 12 116 51 167
         % of Rank Total 15% 24% 21% 23% 25% 23%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 11 111 9 131 88 219
         % of Rank Total 27% 27% 16% 26% 43% 31%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 14 27 3 44 7 51
         % of Rank Total 34% 7% 5% 9% 3% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 41% 61% 70% 60% 39% 54%
% with Terminal Degree 17% 79% 88% 75% 96% 81%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2107 1632 475
  Faculty 1097 732 365
  Adjunct Faculty 78 71 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 77 0 77
   Classified Staff 671 649 22
   Nonclassified Staff 184 180 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
Total MCTC 168 66 102
  Faculty 142 41 101
  Adjunct Faculty 3 3 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 12 11 1
   Nonclassified Staff 11 11 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 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
     Foundation 23
     Career Technical 19
     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