Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Reporting Semester Fall 2003
Official Fall Submission Information
General College Information:
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive      Certificate 9
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 23
     Bachelors 44
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 41
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.) 3
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 123
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: Dan Angel    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Admissions: Craig S. Grooms    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, Degree Inventory, 12/30/03                 
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
Carnegie Classification: 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 16,360 12,664 181,309
     CTC 2,393 1,600 24,007
     Undergraduate  (excludes CTC) 9,963 8,974 134,615
     Graduate  3,805 1,891 22,687
     First Professional 199 199 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 16,360 12,664
     Huntington 14,288 11,821
     South Charleston 2,072 843
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,360 12,664
      Freshman 3,521 3,198
      Sophomore 2,755 2,526
      Junior 2,219 1,919
      Senior 2,974 2,488
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 887 444
      Graduate 3,805 1,891
      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 16,360 7,098 9,262 11,178 5,077 6,101 5,182 2,021 3,161
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 45% 55% 100% 39% 61%
CTC                  
     Headcount 2,393 1,455 938 1,325 707 618 1,068 748 320
     % of Total 100% 61% 39% 100% 53% 47% 100% 70% 30%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                  
     Headcount 9,963 4,333 5,630 8,434 3,773 4,661 1,529 560 969
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 45% 55% 100% 37% 63%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,805 1,200 2,605 1,220 487 733 2,585 713 1,872
     % of Total 100% 32% 68% 100% 40% 60% 100% 28% 72%
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 16,360 13,276 661 111 144 57 1,879 232
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.1% 4.0% 0.7% 0.9% 0.3% 11.5% 1.4%
CTC                
     Headcount 2,393 1,748 141 24 8 5 465 2
     % of All Races 100.0% 73.0% 5.9% 1.0% 0.3% 0.2% 19.4% 0.1%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)                
     Headcount 9,963 8,520 443 76 83 31 697 113
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.5% 4.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.3% 7.0% 1.1%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,805 2,833 75 9 40 18 714 116
     % of All Races 100.0% 74.5% 2.0% 0.2% 1.1% 0.5% 18.8% 3.0%
First Professional                
     Headcount 199 175 2 2 13 3 3 1
     % of All Races 100.0% 87.9% 1.0% 1.0% 6.5% 1.5% 1.5% 0.5%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.4
     CTC 29.2
     Undergraduate (excludes CTC) 22.5
     Graduate 34.8
     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 16,360 13,820 2,308 232 13,592 1,550 1,218
     % of Total 100% 84.5% 14.1% 1.4% 83.1% 9.5% 7.4%
CTC              
     Headcount 2,393 2,081 310 2 2,022 254 117
     % of Total 100.0% 87.0% 13.0% 0.1% 84.5% 10.6% 4.9%
Undergraduate (excludes CTC)              
     Headcount 9,963 8,242 1,608 113 8,140 967 856
     % of Total 100.0% 82.7% 16.1% 1.1% 81.7% 9.7% 8.6%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,805 3,308 381 116 3,247 313 245
     % of Total 100.0% 86.9% 10.0% 3.0% 85.3% 8.2% 6.4%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 199 189 9 1 183 16 0
     % of Total 100.0% 95.0% 4.5% 0.5% 92.0% 8.0% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 16,360 2,581 9,775 3,805 199
     Comm & Tech 2,393 2,393 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 2,049 N/A 1,672 377 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 343 N/A 108 235 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,100 N/A 1,869 2,231 N/A
     Fine Arts 401 N/A 356 45 N/A
     Journalism & Mass Comm 409 N/A 383 26 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,262 N/A 1,942 320 N/A
     Science 1,183 N/A 1,098 85 N/A
     Nursing & Health Prof 1,268 188 966 114 N/A
     Graduate School 313 N/A N/A 313 N/A
     Medicine 337 N/A 79 59 199
     Regents BA 341 N/A 341 N/A N/A
     University College 961 N/A 961 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  From A1 Exc. CTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 3159   2578  
Accepted 2855 90.4% 2274 88.2%
Enrolled 2400 84.1% 1934 85.0%
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total CTC Oth 4-yr
Total 2,400 466 1,934
Full Time 2,286 375 1,911
Part Time 114 91 23
Note:  Based on early semester (October 1, 2003) 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 - Fall 2003)
Avg. ACT Composite: (MU) 22.1 Avg. HS GPA (MU) 3.32
Avg. ACT Composite: (National) 22.0
ACT Score Breakdown: (MU)
30-36 4%
24-29 28%
18-23 60%
12-17 8%
6-11 0%
Below 6 0%
Source:  Internal Reports (based on early semester files), National data, from ACT's National Level Norms Composite Report,
  2003-04 Freshmen.
Note:  This is a change from the past source, the ACT Class Profile Services Report, used for the ACT Profile.  Internal reporting 
  allows for inclusion of all first-time degree-seeking freshmen, a larger cohort than that which ACT's services can provide.
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%
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%
Fall 1996 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%
Fall 1996 18.3%
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 2002-03:
   Certificate of Proficiency 8
   Associate 298
   Baccalaureate 1,447
   Masters 810
   Graduate Certificate 39
   Doctoral 10
   First Professional (M.D.) 50
   Total 2,662
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents B.A. 204 14.1%    Special Educ, M.A. 74 9.1%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 144 10.0%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 69 8.5%
   Management, B.B.A. 103 7.1%    Business Administration, M.B.A. 59 7.3%
   Psychology, B.A. 84 5.8%    Counseling, M.A. 57 7.0%
   Biological Science, B.A. 83 5.7%    Reading Educ, M.A. 51 6.3%
   Marketing, B.B.A. 78 5.4%    Adult & Tech Educ, M.A. 45 5.6%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 722 7.8%    Special Educ, M.A. 429 13.9%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 623 6.7%    Reading Educ, M.A. 268 8.7%
   Biological Science, B.S. 553 6.0%    Counseling, M.A. 257 8.3%
   Psychology, B.A. 435 4.7%    Adult & Technical Educ, M.S. 213 6.9%
   Journalism, B.A. 383 4.1%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 167 5.4%
   Criminal Justice B.A. 378 4.1%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 166 5.4%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      1,630  $      1,730  $      6,352
Out-of-State  $      4,472  $      5,003  $    16,267
Metro  $      3,002  $      3,295  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - CTC Med Sch  University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 86 255 75 416 22 438
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 58 137 45 240 7 247
         % of Gender Total 67% 54% 60% 58% 32% 56%
     Male            
          Headcount 28 118 30 176 15 191
         % of Gender Total 33% 46% 40% 42% 68% 44%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 83 244 64 391 21 412
         % of Race Total 97% 96% 85% 94% 95% 94%
     Black            
          Headcount 0 2 1 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian            
          Headcount 3 5 10 18 1 19
         % of Race Total 3% 2% 13% 4% 5% 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 36 411 49 496 170 666
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 24 163 16 203 48 251
         % of Gender Total 67% 40% 33% 41% 28% 38%
     Male            
          Headcount 12 248 33 293 122 415
         % of Gender Total 33% 60% 67% 59% 72% 62%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 31 365 44 440 143 583
         % of Race Total 86% 89% 90% 89% 84% 88%
     Black            
          Headcount 4 15 4 23 3 26
         % of Race Total 11% 4% 8% 5% 2% 4%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 7 0 7 6 13
         % of Race Total 0% 2% 0% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 1 21 1 23 18 41
         % of Race Total 3% 5% 2% 5% 11% 6%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 7 173 25 205 60 265
         % of Rank Total 19% 42% 51% 41% 35% 40%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 6 107 17 130 48 178
         % of Rank Total 17% 26% 35% 26% 28% 27%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 9 102 6 117 60 177
         % of Rank Total 25% 25% 12% 24% 35% 27%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 14 29 1 44 2 46
         % of Rank Total 39% 7% 2% 9% 1% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 42% 59% 59% 58% 45% 55%
% with Terminal Degree 14% 78% 94% 75% 98% 81%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty excluded
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2010 1526 484
  Faculty 1061 686 375
  Adjunct Faculty 59 45 14
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 63 0 63
   Classified Staff 672 644 28
   Nonclassified Staff 155 151 4
Total Huntington 1426 1129 297
  Faculty 622 429 193
  Adjunct Faculty 54 40 14
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 62 0 62
   Classified Staff 562 538 24
   Nonclassified Staff 126 122 4
Total Medical 271 247 24
  Faculty 192 170 22
  Adjunct Faculty 2 2 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 62 60 2
   Nonclassified Staff 15 15 0
Total South Charleston 178 102 76
  Faculty 125 51 74
  Adjunct Faculty 3 3 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 39 38 1
   Nonclassified Staff 10 10 0
Total MCTC 135 48 87
  Faculty 122 36 86
  Adjunct Faculty 0 0 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 9 8 1
   Nonclassified Staff 4 4 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 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 34
     Career Technical 21
     Lower Undergraduate 27
     Upper Undergraduate 21
Graduate 10
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