Consumer Information and Disclosures

In order to help consumers make well-informed decisions about postsecondary education, Federal regulations require higher education institutions to disclose certain information. Below is a list of disclosures provided by Marshall University pursuant to these regulations.

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Available at Paper copies of this information are available from the Office of Student Financial Assistance, which can be contacted at 304-696-3162 or

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
Office of Student Financial Assistance
Old Main Room 116
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

General Institutional Information

  • Privacy of Student Records − Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) allows present and future students to have access to their individual educational records, provides basic protections of privacy of their records, and allows them to request that certain “directory information” be kept confidential. Additional information regarding the rights afforded to students by FERPA is available at
  • Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
    Descriptions of facilities and services available for students with disabilities are available on the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations web site.
  • Student Diversity
    Marshall University annually calculates information relating to the diversity of its students. This information is available at
  • Cost of Attendance
    Available at
  • Net Price Calculator
    The University provides a calculator web page to assist students with determining costs of attendance and financial aid eligibility. View the calculator here:
  • Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
    Available at
  • Textbook Information
    Marshall University provides textbook information on its internet class schedule web page. The textbook information includes title, author, edition ISBN, price, etc., when available. The internet class schedule is available at
  • Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
    Information for transfer students is available on the Admissions office web site at
  • Educational Program, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty
    Information on the University’s various educational programs, instructional facilities and faculty may be found in the most recent undergraduate and graduate catalogs available at
  • Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
    A list of all agencies that accredit Marshall University or specific programs is available at
  • Copyright Infringement − Policies and Sanctions
    The University maintains a web site dedicated to issues related to copyright, including University policy, legal ramifications, a FAQ, etc., at the MU Copyright Education web site.
  • Computer Use and File Sharing
    Specific information related to computer use and file sharing is available in the Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy on the Board of Governors policies page and under File Sharing on the MU Copyright Education web site.
  • Student Activities
    Marshall University maintains a web site describing the activities available to Marshall students. The site is available at A list of student organizations is available at
  • Teacher Preparation Program Report
    Marshall University annually completes a report on preparation of teachers for initial state certification/licensure. The reports are available here.

Student Financial Assistance

Health and Safety

  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
    Information related to the University’s drug and alcohol abuse program may be found at This information applies to the entire University community, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus. Additional information for employees is available in the University’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
  • Campus Security Policies and Crime Statistics
    The campus security report, which provides detailed information regarding security practices at Marshall University and crime statistics for the last three years, is located at Additional information may also be obtained from the U.S. Department of Education Campus Safety and Security web site at Marshall University maintains an extensive web page describing emergency response and evacuation procedures, at Emergency notifications and warnings are provided via MU Alert, an alert system utilizing telephone, text, and e-mail messages. Information on MU Alert is available at
  • Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)
    Marshall University provides an annual report which includes the campus fire safety policies, number of fire drills, and any fire-related incidents for on-campus housing. This report is at the end of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report found at


  • Retention Rate
    Marshall University annually calculates the retention rate for new degree-seeking undergraduates. The rate is available at
  • Graduation Rates
    Marshall University annual calculates the graduation rate for new, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates. The graduation rate is calculated based on the federal standard of 150% of the normal completion time. The rate is available at
  • Transfer-out Rates
    Marshall University annually calculates the rate at which students transfer out of the institution. The rate is available at
  • Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid
    Marshall University annually calculates the graduation rate for new, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates receiving athletically-related student aid. The rate is available at
  • Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid
    Marshall University annually calculates the rate at which new, full-time, degree-seeking students receiving athletically-related student aid transfer out of the institution. The rate is available at
  • Post Graduation Outcomes(Licensure Pass Rates; Post Graduation Employment [including salary], Military or Volunteer Service, Further Education)
    In addition to reporting professional licensure pass rates, Marshall University surveys graduates and works with partners to determine it’s graduates’ post-graduation outcomes. Currently, surveys are sent to alumni six months to one year post-graduation.

Intercollegiate Athletic Program

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)
Marshall University annually reports to the federal government certain information regarding participation rates and financial support data for intercollegiate athletics. *The report is available at (select “Get Data for One School” and enter “Marshall University”).

*Note:  If the most recent EADA report is not yet available on the web site. The information in that EADA report is available in PDF documents linked here and (2020) here.

Voter Registration

Marshall University, as a participant in Federal Title IV Student Aid programs, is required to advise you that voter registration forms for West Virginia are available at the web site of the Secretary of State at  (Select the “Register to Vote” link). In addition to voter registration forms, other information related to voting in West Virginia is available at the web site.