Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Reporting Semester Fall 2004
Official Fall Submission Information
General College Information:
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive      Certificate 11
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 24
     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 126
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 (Interim): Michael J. Farrell    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Admissions: Craig S. Grooms    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, December 2004
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 16,326 12,492 178,761
     MCTC 2,401 1,590 23,853
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,861 8,821 132,319
     Graduate  3,865 1,882 22,589
     First Professional 199 199 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 16,326 12,492
     Huntington 11,797 10,061
     MCTC 2,401 1,590
     South Charleston 2,128 841
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,326 12,492
      Freshman 3,335 3,045
      Sophomore 2,701 2,492
      Junior 2,371 2,075
      Senior 3,030 2,490
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 825 309
      Graduate 3,865 1,882
      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 16,326 6,950 9,376 11,068 4,949 6,119 5,258 2,001 3,257
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 45% 55% 100% 38% 62%
MCTC                  
     Headcount 2,401 1,417 984 1,371 720 651 1,030 697 333
     % of Total 100% 59% 41% 100% 53% 47% 100% 68% 32%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                  
     Headcount 9,861 4,246 5,615 8,275 3,658 4,617 1,586 588 998
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 44% 56% 100% 37% 63%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,865 1,171 2,694 1,223 455 768 2,642 716 1,926
     % of Total 100% 30% 70% 100% 37% 63% 100% 27% 73%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 199 116 83 199 116 83 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 58% 42% 100% 58% 42% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 16,326 13,094 715 109 134 52 1,994 228
     % of All Races 100.0% 80.2% 4.4% 0.7% 0.8% 0.3% 12.2% 1.4%
MCTC                
     Headcount 2,401 1,856 146 22 9 3 362 3
     % of All Races 100.0% 77.3% 6.1% 0.9% 0.4% 0.1% 15.1% 0.1%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,861 8,391 462 76 81 28 729 94
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.1% 4.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.3% 7.4% 1.0%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,865 2,673 105 10 32 17 897 131
     % of All Races 100.0% 69.2% 2.7% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4% 23.2% 3.4%
First Professional                
     Headcount 199 174 2 1 12 4 6 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 87.4% 1.0% 0.5% 6.0% 2.0% 3.0% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.5
     MCTC 29.4
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 22.6
     Graduate 34.8
     First Professsional 26.3
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 16,326 13,754 2,344 228 13,532 1,624 1,170
     % of Total 100% 84.2% 14.4% 1.4% 82.9% 9.9% 7.2%
MCTC              
     Headcount 2,401 2,042 356 3 1,977 280 144
     % of Total 100.0% 85.0% 14.8% 0.1% 82.3% 11.7% 6.0%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,861 8,191 1,576 94 8,091 985 785
     % of Total 100.0% 83.1% 16.0% 1.0% 82.1% 10.0% 8.0%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,865 3,334 400 131 3,285 339 241
     % of Total 100.0% 86.3% 10.3% 3.4% 85.0% 8.8% 6.2%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 199 187 12 0 179 20 0
     % of Total 100.0% 94.0% 6.0% 0.0% 89.9% 10.1% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 16,326 2,597 9,665 3,865 199
     Comm & Tech 2,401 2,401 N/A N/A N/A
     Business 1,893 N/A 1,562 331 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 347 N/A 143 204 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,160 N/A 1,892 2,268 N/A
     Fine Arts 376 N/A 342 34 N/A
     Journalism & Mass Comm 433 N/A 406 27 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,306 N/A 1,976 330 N/A
     Science 1,116 N/A 1,038 78 N/A
     Nursing & Health Prof 1,353 196 1,006 151 N/A
     Graduate School 383 N/A N/A 383 N/A
     Medicine 316 N/A 58 59 199
     Regents BA 375 N/A 375 N/A N/A
     University College 867 N/A 867 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  4 Year MCTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2577   658  
Accepted 2169 84.2% 657 99.8%
Enrolled 1803 83.1% 450 68.5%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission (A-1), Fall of Academic Year 2004-05
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total 4 Year MCTC
Total 2,253 1,803 450
Full Time 2,151 1,769 382
Part Time 102 34 68
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2004) 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 2004)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.3 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.33
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 29%
18-23 60%
12-17 7%
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%
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 2003-04
   Certificate of Proficiency 0
   Associate 337 (MCTC: 258 associate degrees)
   Baccalaureate 1,395
   Masters 937
   Graduate Certificate 43
   Doctoral 9
   First Professional (M.D.) 43
   Total 2,764
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents B.A. 197 14.1%    Counseling, M.A. 87 9.3%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 100 7.2%    Reading Educ, M.A. 84 9.0%
   Management, B.B.A. 97 7.0%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 67 7.2%
   Biological Science, B.S. 85 6.1%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 65 6.9%
   Psychology, B.A. 79 5.7%    Business Admin, M.B.A. 61 6.5%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 78 5.6%    Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. 59 6.3%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 701 7.7%    Special Educ, M.A. 432 14.4%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 631 6.9%    Reading Educ, M.A. 272 9.1%
   Biological Science, B.S. 554 6.1%    Adult & Technical Educ, M.S. 246 8.2%
   Psychology, B.A. 434 4.8%    Counseling, M.A. 237 7.9%
   Journalism, B.A. 406 4.5%    Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. 146 4.9%
   Criminal Justice B.A. 388 4.2%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 142 4.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      1,909  $      2,020  $      7,294
Out-of-State  $      5,064  $      5,653  $    18,589
Metro  $      3,432  $      3,757  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  MCTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 97 266 65 428 27 455
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 51 151 35 237 10 247
         % of Gender Total 53% 57% 54% 55% 37% 54%
     Male            
          Headcount 46 115 30 191 17 208
         % of Gender Total 47% 43% 46% 45% 63% 46%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 90 254 56 400 27 427
         % of Race Total 93% 95% 86% 93% 100% 94%
     Black            
          Headcount 2 3 1 6 0 6
         % of Race Total 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian            
          Headcount 3 5 8 16 0 16
         % of Race Total 3% 2% 12% 4% 0% 4%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 1 0 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing            
          Headcount 1 1 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 36 403 53 492 168 660
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 23 158 20 201 46 247
         % of Gender Total 64% 39% 38% 41% 27% 37%
     Male            
          Headcount 13 245 33 291 122 413
         % of Gender Total 36% 61% 62% 59% 73% 63%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 32 354 48 434 139 573
         % of Race Total 89% 88% 91% 88% 83% 87%
     Black            
          Headcount 4 16 4 24 4 28
         % 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 0 23 1 24 19 43
         % of Race Total 0% 6% 2% 5% 11% 7%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 8 172 26 206 59 265
         % of Rank Total 22% 43% 49% 42% 35% 40%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 7 96 17 120 51 171
         % of Rank Total 19% 24% 32% 24% 30% 26%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 7 110 9 126 55 181
         % of Rank Total 19% 27% 17% 26% 33% 27%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 14 25 1 40 3 43
         % of Rank Total 39% 6% 2% 8% 2% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 56% 59% 64% 59% 46% 56%
% with Terminal Degree 14% 78% 92% 75% 98% 81%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty excluded
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2028 1534 494
  Faculty 1059 680 379
  Adjunct Faculty 63 50 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 76 0 76
   Classified Staff 674 652 22
   Nonclassified Staff 156 152 4
Total Huntington 1435 1134 301
  Faculty 615 420 195
  Adjunct Faculty 59 46 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 71 0 71
   Classified Staff 566 548 18
   Nonclassified Staff 124 120 4
Total Medical 272 243 29
  Faculty 196 169 27
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 62 60 2
   Nonclassified Staff 13 13 0
Total South Charleston 167 101 66
  Faculty 119 55 64
  Adjunct Faculty 3 3 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 34 33 1
   Nonclassified Staff 10 10 0
Total MCTC 154 56 98
  Faculty 129 36 93
  Adjunct Faculty 0 0 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 4 0 4
   Classified Staff 12 11 1
   Nonclassified Staff 9 9 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 24
     Foundation 33
     Career Technical 21
     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