Undergraduate Admissions

Marshall University Admissions
Undergraduate Admissions
Welcome to Marshall University!
If you wish to earn your undergraduate degree at Marshall University in Huntington, WV you can apply as one of the undergraduate students types listed below. (To review other types of students who can apply to Marshall, please visit our Admissions page.)

To guide you through the undergraduate admission process to apply to Marshall University, it’s important for you to identify your correct student type. Undergraduate students include the following:

Check below for our definitions of various undergraduate student types, then click for more information on your student type and follow the appropriate steps to apply for admission to Marshall University. If you’re a graduate student, please review our graduate student page or if you’re an international undergraduate student you can review our international undergraduate student page.

We’re excited to help you begin your journey toward becoming a Son or Daughter of Marshall!

If you need more help, please contact the Office of Admissions. Let’s get started!

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Freshman Student
Freshman Student
A freshman student is a student who has not enrolled in any college or university course following high school graduation and intends to seek an undergraduate degree.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
Transfer Student
Transfer Student
A transfer student is a student who wishes to pursue a degree from Marshall University but who has previously enrolled at another college or university.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
Transient Student
Transient Student
A transient student is as student who is pursuing a degree at another college or university but would like to take classes at Marshall University. A transient student may attend Marshall University for no more than two consecutive semesters.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
Early College Credit Student
Early College Credit Student
An early college credit student is a student in high school who wants to earn college credits prior to graduating high school. Please note that students who enroll at Marshall University to earn early credits prior to high school graduation have not been admitted as freshman and are not eligible for financial aid or on-campus housing.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
Non-Degree Student
Non-Degree Student
A non-degree student is a student who has never enrolled in college and wants to take courses at Marshall University, but does not wish to pursue a degree.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
College Graduate
College Graduate
A college graduate has earned a baccalaureate degree and would like to take additional undergraduate courses whether or not the student wishes to pursue a second baccalaureate degree.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
Online/Distance Only Student
Online/Distance Only Student
An online/distance only student is a student who wishes to enroll in a degree program that’s offered completely online at Marshall University.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist.
Readmitted Student
Readmitted Student
A readmitted student is a student who attended Marshall University at least one year ago and who has not enrolled at any college or university since being enrolled at Marshall.
To apply for readmission to Marshall, get started with your Readmission Checklist.
If you’ve been accepted back into Marshall, review the Admitted Student Checklist.