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Reporting Semester: Fall 2000
Official Fall Submission Information
General College Information:
Name: Marshall University President: Dan Angel
Address: 400 Hal Greer Blvd. Dir. Admissions: James W. Harless
Huntington, WV  25755 Dir. Inst. Research: Michael J. McGuffey
Phone: (304) 696-3170 Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
(800) 642-3499      Certificate 2
     Associate 23
FICE: 003815      Bachelors 44
     Masters 43
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed      Ed. S. 2
Date Founded: 1837      Doctoral 2
Academic Calender: Semester      First Professional 1
     Total 117
Enrollment Information:
Headcount(HC), Full Time Equivalent (FTE), Student Credit Hour (SCH) Production by Level
  HC FTE SCH (s)
All Levels 15,643 11,749 167,815
     CTC 2,000 1,176 17,641
     Undergraduate  (excludes CTC) 9,623 8,568 128,519
     Graduate 3,820 1,805 21,655
     First Professional 200 200 n/a
Headcount(HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 15,643 11,749
     Huntington 13,449 10,870
     South Charleston 2,194 879
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 15,643 11,749
      Freshman 3,349 2,933
      Sophomore 2,606 2,382
      Junior 2,201 1,905
      Senior 2,716 2,206
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 751 319
      Graduate 3,820 1,805
      First Professional 200 200
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 15,643 6,947 8,696 10,337 4,702 5,635 5,306 2,245 3,061
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 42% 58%
CTC                  
     Headcount 2,000 1,297 703 980 537 443 1,020 760 260
     % of Total 100% 65% 35% 100% 55% 45% 100% 75% 25%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                  
     Headcount 9,623 4,302 5,321 8,115 3,685 4,430 1,508 617 891
     % of Total 100% 45% 55% 100% 45% 55% 100% 41% 59%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,820 1,230 2,590 1,042 362 680 2,778 868 1,910
     % of Total 100% 32% 68% 100% 35% 65% 100% 31% 69%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 200 118 82 200 118 82 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 59% 41% 100% 59% 41% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 15,643 12,682 553 70 143 86 1,948 161
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.1% 3.5% 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 12.5% 1.0%
CTC                
     Headcount 2,000 1,304 56 10 12 7 608 3
     % of All Races 100.0% 65.2% 2.8% 0.5% 0.6% 0.4% 30.4% 0.2%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                
     Headcount 9,623 7,992 388 46 80 67 962 88
     % of All Races 100.0% 83.1% 4.0% 0.5% 0.8% 0.7% 10.0% 0.9%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,820 3,217 104 11 34 11 373 70
     % of All Races 100.0% 84.2% 2.7% 0.3% 0.9% 0.3% 9.8% 1.8%
First Professional                
     Headcount 200 169 5 3 17 1 5 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 84.5% 2.5% 1.5% 8.5% 0.5% 2.5% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.7
     CTC 29.6
     Undergraduate (excludes CTC) 22.4
     Graduate 35.9
     First Professsional 26.9
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 15,643 13,380 2,102 161 13,165 1,340 1,138
     % of Total 100% 85.5% 13.4% 1.0% 84.2% 8.6% 7.3%
CTC              
     Headcount 2,000 1,683 314 3 1,635 246 119
     % of Total 100.0% 84.2% 15.7% 0.2% 81.8% 12.3% 6.0%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)              
     Headcount 9,623 8,085 1,450 88 7,980 841 802
     % of Total 100.0% 84.0% 15.1% 0.9% 82.9% 8.7% 8.3%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,820 3,417 333 70 3,358 245 217
     % of Total 100.0% 89.5% 8.7% 1.8% 87.9% 6.4% 5.7%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 200 195 5 0 192 8 0
     % of Total 100.0% 97.5% 2.5% 0.0% 96.0% 4.0% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 15,643 2,110 9,513 3,820 200
     Comm & Tech 2,000 2,000 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 2,035 N/A 1,727 308 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 294 N/A 94 200 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,182 N/A 1,956 2,226 N/A
     Fine Arts 320 N/A 283 37 N/A
     Journalism & Mass Comm 349 N/A 318 31 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,218 N/A 1,833 385 N/A
     Science 1,247 N/A 1,164 83 N/A
     Nursing & Health Prof 1,011 110 772 129 N/A
     Graduate School 344 N/A N/A 344 N/A
     Medicine 366 N/A 89 77 200
     Regents BA 382 N/A 382 N/A N/A
     University College 895 N/A 895 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants:
  From A1 Exc. CTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2911   2472  
Accepted 2651 91.1% 2214 89.6%
Enrolled 2171 81.9% 1822 82.3%
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total CTC Oth 4-yr
Total 2,171 343 1,828
Full Time 2,029 247 1,782
Part Time 142 96 46
Requirements:
Number of High School Units (Years) Required or Recommended (Rec.) by Subject
     English 4
     Social Studies 3
     Laboratory Science 2
     Mathematics (College Prep) 2
     Foreign Lang (Rec.) 2
The student must have a High School G.P.A. of 2.00 OR an ACT Composite of 19 in addtion to the
above Board of Trustees Admissions Requirements
ACT/HS GPA Profile: (for 4-yr degree seeking freshmen)
Avg. ACT Composite: 21.3 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.31
ACT Score Breakdown:
27-36
22-26
19-21
1-18
Sources:  ACT Class Profile Service Report 2000-01.
Notes:  SAT data is not available as sample size is too small to give adequate picture;  The ACT
            Score is the test most often used in the admissions process.
            Excludes Transition Program students
Retention:
Retention to second year: Completion Rate:
First-time, full-time, 4-yr degree seeking freshmen: First-time, full-time freshmen entering:
Fall 1991 to Fall 1992 70% Fall 1987 41.8%
Fall 1992 to Fall 1993 71% Fall 1988 40.9%
Fall 1993 to Fall 1994 73% Fall 1989 n/av
Fall 1994 to Fall 1995 70% Fall 1990 38.2%
Fall 1995 to Fall 1996 70% Fall 1991 34.1%
Fall 1996 to Fall 1997 72% Fall 1992 35.6%
Fall 1997 to Fall 1998 72% Fall 1993 34.9%
Fall 1998 to Fall 1999 72% Fall 1994 36.3%
Fall 1999 to Fall 2000 74%
Note:  Assoc. degrees in 3 yrs., Bach. degrees in 6 yrs.,
Note: Excludes Transition Program Students           Undgr. students graduating within the State Systems (WV)
Source:  WV Higher Education Report Card.
Graduation Information:
Degrees Conferred by Level for academic year 1999-00:
   Certificate of Proficiency 0
   Associate 264
   Baccalaureate 1,226
   Masters 861
   Graduate Certificate 18
   Doctoral 2
   First Professional (M.D.) 44
   Total 2,415
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents, B.A. 162 13.2%    Educational Admin, M.A. 93 10.8%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 121 9.9%    Reading, M.A. 73 8.5%
   Psychology, B.A. 82 6.7%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 69 8.0%
   Biological Science, B.S. 80 6.5%    Counseling, M.A. 64 7.4%
   Management, B.B.A. 78 6.4%    Special Educ, M.A. 59 6.9%
   Nursing, B.S.N. 67 5.5%    Psychology, M.A. 42 4.9%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 815 8.9%    Special Educ, M.A. 372 12.0%
   Biological Science, B.S. 626 6.9%    Counseling, M.A. 343 11.1%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 589 6.5%    Educational Admin, M.A. 227 7.3%
   Regents B.A. 382 4.2%    Reading Educ, M.A. 196 6.3%
   Journalism, B.A. 318 3.5%    Psychology, M.A. 195 6.3%
   Psychology, B.A. 273 3.0%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 227 7.3%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State $1,310 $1,310 $4,895
Out-of-State $3,412 $3,472 $12,235
Metro $2,343 $2,498 N/A
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - CTC Med Sch University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 76 264 84 424 14 438
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 44 152 41 237 2 239
         % of Gender Total 58% 58% 49% 56% 14% 55%
     Male            
          Headcount 32 112 43 187 12 199
         % of Gender Total 42% 42% 51% 44% 86% 45%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 74 253 71 398 10 408
         % of Race Total 97% 96% 85% 94% 71% 93%
     Black            
          Headcount 2 2 4 8 1 9
         % of Race Total 3% 1% 5% 2% 7% 2%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Asian            
          Headcount 0 6 9 15 3 18
         % of Race Total 0% 2% 11% 4% 21% 4%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Full Time Faculty:
        Total - CTC Med Sch University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 37 403 55 495 144 639
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 25 161 15 201 43 244
         % of Gender Total 68% 40% 27% 41% 30% 38%
     Male            
          Headcount 12 242 40 294 101 395
         % of Gender Total 32% 60% 73% 59% 70% 62%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 34 362 49 445 128 573
         % of Race Total 92% 90% 89% 90% 89% 90%
     Black            
          Headcount 3 15 3 21 0 21
         % of Race Total 8% 4% 5% 4% 0% 3%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 5 1 6 6 12
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 0 17 2 19 10 29
         % of Race Total 0% 4% 4% 4% 7% 5%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 4 0 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 4 166 24 194 62 256
         % of Rank Total 11% 41% 44% 39% 43% 40%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 6 109 17 132 42 174
         % of Rank Total 16% 27% 31% 27% 29% 27%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 10 104 12 126 38 164
         % of Rank Total 27% 26% 22% 25% 26% 26%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 17 24 2 43 2 45
         % of Rank Total 46% 6% 4% 9% 1% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 41% 62% 67% 61% 57% 60%
% with Terminal Degree 14% 76% 85% 72% 97% 78%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty excluded
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1955 1482 473
Faculty 1158 708 450
Staff 797 774 23
Total Huntington 1764 1375 389
Faculty 1015 649 366
Staff 749 726 23
Total South Charleston 191 107 84
Faculty 143 59 84
Staff 48 48 0
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty are included in the Faculty counts.
Class Size/Productivity Summary Data:
Student FTE to Faculty FTE Ratio:
Fall 1999 21:1
Fall 1998 22:1
Fall 1997 22:1
Fall 1996 23:1
Fall 1995 22:1
Fall 1994 22:1
Fall 1993 18:1
Fall 1992 18:1
Fall 1991 19:1
Source:  WV Higher Education Report Card
Average Class Size by Course Level and Type of Course:
  Overall Lecture Lab
Overall Undergraduate 24 24 18
     Foundation 37 37 n/a
     Career Technical 21 23 12
     Lower Undergraduate 26 26 23
     Upper Undergraduate 19 19 12
Graduate 10 10 2
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