Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Reporting Semester Fall 2002
Official Fall Submission Information
General College Information:
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive      Certificate 5
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 24
     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 118
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: Craig S. Grooms    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, Degree Inventory, 10/18/02                
Enrollment Information:
Headcount (HC), Full Time Equivalent (FTE), Student Credit Hour (SCH) Production by Level
  HC FTE SCH (s)
All Levels 16,551 12,466 177,995
     CTC 2,329 1,401 21,012
     Undergraduate  (excludes CTC) 9,893 8,865 132,970
     Graduate 4,130 2,001 24,013
     First Professional 199 199 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 16,551 12,466
     Huntington 14,193 11,513
     South Charleston 2,358 953
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,551 12,465
      Freshman 3,509 3,167
      Sophomore 2,571 2,309
      Junior 2,337 2,011
      Senior 2,995 2,438
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 810 340
      Graduate 4,130 2,001
      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 16,551 7,315 9,236 11,025 5,032 5,993 5,526 2,283 3,243
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 46% 54% 100% 41% 59%
CTC                  
     Headcount 2,329 1,485 844 1,209 661 548 1,120 824 296
     % of Total 100% 64% 36% 100% 55% 45% 100% 74% 26%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                  
     Headcount 9,893 4,407 5,486 8,360 3,773 4,587 1,533 634 899
     % of Total 100% 45% 55% 100% 45% 55% 100% 41% 59%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 4,130 1,313 2,817 1,257 488 769 2,873 825 2,048
     % of Total 100% 32% 68% 100% 39% 61% 100% 29% 71%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 199 110 89 199 110 89 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 55% 45% 100% 55% 45% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 16,551 13,419 630 83 130 75 1,991 223
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.1% 3.8% 0.5% 0.8% 0.5% 12.0% 1.3%
CTC                
     Headcount 2,329 1,708 124 23 7 8 453 6
     % of All Races 100.0% 73.3% 5.3% 1.0% 0.3% 0.3% 19.5% 0.3%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                
     Headcount 9,893 8,457 420 45 77 52 746 96
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.5% 4.2% 0.5% 0.8% 0.5% 7.5% 1.0%
Graduate                
     Headcount 4,130 3,081 84 11 34 11 790 119
     % of All Races 100.0% 74.6% 2.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.3% 19.1% 2.9%
First Professional                
     Headcount 199 173 2 4 12 4 2 2
     % of All Races 100.0% 86.9% 1.0% 2.0% 6.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.7
     CTC 29.4
     Undergraduate (excludes CTC) 22.5
     Graduate 35.4
     First Professsional 26.4
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 16,551 14,033 2,295 223 13,808 1,504 1,239
     % of Total 100% 84.8% 13.9% 1.3% 83.4% 9.1% 7.5%
CTC              
     Headcount 2,329 2,025 298 6 1,962 236 131
     % of Total 100.0% 86.9% 12.8% 0.3% 84.2% 10.1% 5.6%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)              
     Headcount 9,893 8,175 1,622 96 8,083 935 875
     % of Total 100.0% 82.6% 16.4% 1.0% 81.7% 9.5% 8.8%
Graduate              
     Headcount 4,130 3,641 370 119 3,575 322 233
     % of Total 100.0% 88.2% 9.0% 2.9% 86.6% 7.8% 5.6%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 199 192 5 2 188 11 0
     % of Total 100.0% 96.5% 2.5% 1.0% 94.5% 5.5% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 16,551 2,481 9,741 4,130 199
     Comm & Tech 2,329 2,329 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 2,100 N/A 1,709 391 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 389 N/A 114 275 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,401 N/A 1,951 2,450 N/A
     Fine Arts 351 N/A 308 43 N/A
     Journalism & Mass Comm 417 N/A 382 35 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,308 N/A 1,941 367 N/A
     Science 1,193 N/A 1,116 77 N/A
     Nursing & Health Prof 1,085 152 828 105 N/A
     Graduate School 314 N/A N/A 314 N/A
     Medicine 368 N/A 96 73 199
     Regents BA 370 N/A 370 N/A N/A
     University College 926 N/A 926 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants:
  From A1 Exc. CTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2830   2339  
Accepted 2685 94.9% 2191 93.7%
Enrolled 2276 84.8% 1889 86.2%
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total CTC Oth 4-yr
Total 2,276 387 1,889
Full Time 2,179 324 1,855
Part Time 97 63 34
Note:  Based on early semester (October 1, 2002) enrollment.
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: 21.8 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.28
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 25%
18-23 60%
12-17 11%
6-11 0%
Below 6 0%
Sources:  ACT Class Profile Service Report 2002-03.  
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%
Fall 2001 to Fall 2002 73%
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 2001-02:
   Certificate of Proficiency 4
   Associate 267
   Baccalaureate 1,384
   Masters 788
   Graduate Certificate 24
   Doctoral 4
   First Professional (M.D.) 46
   Total 2,517
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents B.A. 185 13.4%    Counseling, M.A. 91 11.5%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 121 8.7%    Reading Educ, M.A. 89 11.3%
   Management, B.B.A. 103 7.4%    Special Educ, M.A. 64 8.1%
   Psychology, B.A. 79 5.7%    Business Administration, M.B.A. 51 6.5%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 72 5.2%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 48 6.1%
   Management Info Systems B.B.A. 66 4.8%    Adult & Tech Educ, M.A. 43 5.5%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 783 8.4%    Special Educ, M.A. 410 12.4%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 620 6.7%    Counseling, M.A. 275 8.3%
   Biological Science, B.S. 589 6.4%    Reading Educ, M.A. 239 7.2%
   Psychology, B.A. 419 4.5%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 228 6.9%
   Journalism, B.A. 382 4.1%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 218 6.6%
   Regents B.A. 370 4.0%    Adult & Technical Educ, M.A. 189 5.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      1,492  $      1,580  $      5,798
Out-of-State  $      3,993  $      4,467  $    14,763
Metro  $      2,742  $      3,009  N/A
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - CTC Med Sch University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 85 258 79 422 26 448
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 57 149 44 250 9 259
         % of Gender Total 67% 58% 56% 59% 35% 58%
     Male            
          Headcount 28 109 35 172 17 189
         % of Gender Total 33% 42% 44% 41% 65% 42%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 83 245 71 399 22 421
         % of Race Total 98% 95% 90% 95% 85% 94%
     Black            
          Headcount 1 6 0 7 1 8
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 0% 2% 4% 2%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Asian            
          Headcount 1 5 8 14 3 17
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 10% 3% 12% 4%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0 0
         % 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 37 419 47 503 163 666
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 24 166 14 204 45 249
         % of Gender Total 65% 40% 30% 41% 28% 37%
     Male            
          Headcount 13 253 33 299 118 417
         % of Gender Total 35% 60% 70% 59% 72% 63%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 33 379 41 453 141 594
         % of Race Total 89% 90% 87% 90% 87% 89%
     Black            
          Headcount 4 14 3 21 1 22
         % of Race Total 11% 3% 6% 4% 1% 3%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 5 1 6 6 12
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 0 18 1 19 15 34
         % of Race Total 0% 4% 2% 4% 9% 5%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 1 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 4 177 22 203 55 258
         % of Rank Total 11% 42% 47% 40% 34% 39%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 6 103 17 126 49 175
         % of Rank Total 16% 25% 36% 25% 30% 26%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 10 116 6 132 57 189
         % of Rank Total 27% 28% 13% 26% 35% 28%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 17 23 1 41 2 43
         % of Rank Total 46% 5% 2% 8% 1% 6%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 1 1 0 1
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 38% 60% 60% 58% 47% 55%
% with Terminal Degree 14% 76% 87% 72% 98% 79%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty excluded
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2027 1533 494
Faculty 1196 734 462
Staff 831 799 32
Total Huntington 1846 1432 414
Faculty 1063 680 383
Staff 783 752 31
Total South Charleston 181 101 80
Faculty 133 54 79
Staff 48 47 1
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty are included in the Faculty counts.
Class Size/Productivity Summary Data:
Student FTE to Faculty FTE Ratio:
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
Average Class Size by Course Level
  Overall
Overall Undergraduate 24
     Foundation 36
     Career Technical 20
     Lower Undergraduate 27
     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