Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Reporting Semester: Fall 2001
Official Fall Submission Information
General College Information:
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: 400 Hal Greer Blvd.      Certificate 2
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 26
     Bachelors 43
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 40
(800) 642-3499      Ed. D. 1
     Ed. S. 2
FICE: 003815      Doctoral (PhD, PsyD) 2
     First Professional 1
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed      Total 117
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: Dan Angel    Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
Dir. Admissions: James W. Harless    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael J. McGuffey    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, Degree Inventory, 10/16/01                
Enrollment Information:
Headcount (HC), Full Time Equivalent (FTE), Student Credit Hour (SCH) Production by Level
  HC FTE SCH (s)
All Levels 16,038 11,899 169,889
     CTC 2,209 1,257 18,848
     Undergraduate  (excludes CTC) 9,655 8,575 128,626
     Graduate 3,975 1,868 22,415
     First Professional 199 199 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 16,038 11,899
     Huntington 13,782 11,009
     South Charleston 2,256 890
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,038 11,898
      Freshman 3,368 2,950
      Sophomore 2,637 2,395
      Junior 2,262 1,921
      Senior 2,797 2,249
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 800 316
      Graduate 3,975 1,868
      First Professional 199 199
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 16,038 7,134 8,904 10,482 4,801 5,681 5,556 2,333 3,223
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 46% 54% 100% 42% 58%
CTC                  
     Headcount 2,209 1,470 739 1,069 586 483 1,140 884 256
     % of Total 100% 67% 33% 100% 55% 45% 100% 78% 22%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                  
     Headcount 9,655 4,333 5,322 8,126 3,690 4,436 1,529 643 886
     % of Total 100% 45% 55% 100% 45% 55% 100% 42% 58%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,975 1,220 2,755 1,088 414 674 2,887 806 2,081
     % of Total 100% 31% 69% 100% 38% 62% 100% 28% 72%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 199 111 88 199 111 88 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 16,038 13,011 577 70 133 82 1,991 174
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.1% 3.6% 0.4% 0.8% 0.5% 12.4% 1.1%
CTC                
     Headcount 2,209 1,602 90 11 6 7 490 3
     % of All Races 100.0% 72.5% 4.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 22.2% 0.1%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                
     Headcount 9,655 8,080 387 47 81 62 905 93
     % of All Races 100.0% 83.7% 4.0% 0.5% 0.8% 0.6% 9.4% 1.0%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,975 3,160 97 9 30 12 590 77
     % of All Races 100.0% 79.5% 2.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.3% 14.8% 1.9%
First Professional                
     Headcount 199 169 3 3 16 1 6 1
     % of All Races 100.0% 84.9% 1.5% 1.5% 8.0% 0.5% 3.0% 0.5%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 27.1
     CTC 29.7
     Undergraduate (excludes CTC) 22.6
     Graduate 36.3
     First Professsional 28.3
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 16,038 13,719 2,145 174 13,469 1,413 1,156
     % of Total 100% 85.5% 13.4% 1.1% 84.0% 8.8% 7.2%
CTC              
     Headcount 2,209 1,905 301 3 1,850 250 109
     % of Total 100.0% 86.2% 13.6% 0.1% 83.7% 11.3% 4.9%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)              
     Headcount 9,655 8,074 1,488 93 7,957 877 821
     % of Total 100.0% 83.6% 15.4% 1.0% 82.4% 9.1% 8.5%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,975 3,548 350 77 3,477 272 226
     % of Total 100.0% 89.3% 8.8% 1.9% 87.5% 6.8% 5.7%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 199 192 6 1 185 14 0
     % of Total 100.0% 96.5% 3.0% 0.5% 93.0% 7.0% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 16,038 2,340 9,524 3,975 199
     Comm & Tech 2,209 2,209 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 2,074 N/A 1,739 335 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 305 N/A 83 222 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,285 N/A 1,903 2,382 N/A
     Fine Arts 312 N/A 280 32 N/A
     Journalism & Mass Comm 379 N/A 343 36 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,229 N/A 1,856 373 N/A
     Science 1,203 N/A 1,115 88 N/A
     Nursing & Health Prof 1,005 131 747 127 N/A
     Graduate School 300 N/A N/A 300 N/A
     Medicine 376 N/A 97 80 199
     Regents BA 388 N/A 388 N/A N/A
     University College 973 N/A 973 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants:
  From A1 Exc. CTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2890   2416  
Accepted 2674 92.5% 2198 91.0%
Enrolled 2208 82.6% 1798 81.8%
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total CTC Oth 4-yr
Total 2,208 412 1,796
Full Time 2,085 329 1,756
Part Time 123 83 40
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: 21.7 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.33
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 24%
18-23 62%
12-17 10%
6-11 <1%
Below 6 0%
Sources:  ACT Class Profile Service Report 2001-02.  
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:
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%
Note: Excludes Transition Program Students
Graduation Rate:
Graduation Rate of First-Time, Full-Time 4 year degree seeking freshmen who completed a degree within 6 years from Marshall University.
Fall 1994 34.4%
Fall 1995 36.1%
Graduation Rate of First-Time, Full-Time 2 year degree seeking freshmen who completed a degree within 3 years from Marshall University.
Fall 1994 26.0%
Fall 1995 21.9%
Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey
Note: 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.
Graduation Information:
Degrees Conferred by Level for academic year 2000-01:
   Certificate of Proficiency 0
   Associate 333
   Baccalaureate 1,336
   Masters 793
   Graduate Certificate 29
   Doctoral 2
   First Professional (M.D.) 51
   Total 2,544
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents, B.A. 192 14.4%    Counseling, M.A. 118 14.9%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 147 11.0%    Special Educ, M.A. 74 9.3%
   Management, B.B.A. 78 5.8%    Psychology, M.A. 65 8.2%
   Biological Science, B.S. 75 5.6%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 61 7.7%
   Psychology, B.A. 69 5.2%    Business Administration, M.B.A. 54 6.8%
   Nursing, B.S.N. 64 4.8%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 42 5.3%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 764 8.4%    Special Educ, M.A. 387 12.1%
   Biological Science, B.S. 605 6.7%    Reading Educ, M.A. 264 8.3%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 590 6.5%    Counseling, M.A. 259 8.1%
   Regents B.A. 388 4.3%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 231 7.2%
   Journalism, B.A. 343 3.8%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 207 6.5%
   Psychology, B.A. 273 3.0%    Adult & Technical Educ, M.A. 169 5.3%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State $1,362 $1,442 $5,284
Out-of-State $3,647 $4,079 $13,249
Metro $2,504 $2,748 N/A
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - CTC Med Sch University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 61 251 60 372 16 388
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 37 148 35 220 4 224
         % of Gender Total 61% 59% 58% 59% 25% 58%
     Male            
          Headcount 24 103 25 152 12 164
         % of Gender Total 39% 41% 42% 41% 75% 42%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 58 237 50 345 12 357
         % of Race Total 95% 94% 83% 93% 75% 92%
     Black            
          Headcount 2 2 0 4 1 5
         % of Race Total 3% 1% 0% 1% 6% 1%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian            
          Headcount 1 9 10 20 3 23
         % of Race Total 2% 4% 17% 5% 19% 6%
     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 36 405 57 498 157 655
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 24 161 15 200 43 243
         % of Gender Total 67% 40% 26% 40% 27% 37%
     Male            
          Headcount 12 244 42 298 114 412
         % of Gender Total 33% 60% 74% 60% 73% 63%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 32 363 52 447 139 586
         % of Race Total 89% 90% 91% 90% 89% 89%
     Black            
          Headcount 4 15 3 22 1 23
         % of Race Total 11% 4% 5% 4% 1% 4%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 5 1 6 6 12
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 0 18 1 19 11 30
         % of Race Total 0% 4% 2% 4% 7% 5%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 4 0 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 4 170 27 201 60 261
         % of Rank Total 11% 42% 47% 40% 38% 40%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 6 99 16 121 50 171
         % of Rank Total 17% 24% 28% 24% 32% 26%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 12 113 12 137 45 182
         % of Rank Total 33% 28% 21% 28% 29% 28%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 14 23 1 38 2 40
         % of Rank Total 39% 6% 2% 8% 1% 6%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 1 1 0 1
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 42% 61% 63% 60% 53% 58%
% with Terminal Degree 14% 76% 86% 72% 97% 78%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty excluded
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1920 1488 432
Faculty 1124 725 399
Staff 796 763 33
Total Huntington 1758 1387 371
Faculty 1004 665 339
Staff 754 722 32
Total South Charleston 162 101 61
Faculty 120 60 60
Staff 42 41 1
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty are included in the Faculty counts.
Class Size/Productivity Summary Data:
Student FTE to Faculty FTE Ratio:
Fall 2000 21:1
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 25 22
     Foundation 38 38 n/a
     Career Technical 20 20 11
     Lower Undergraduate 28 28 26
     Upper Undergraduate 21 21 15
Graduate 11 11 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