Future Students

Marshall University offers programs which encourage individual growth through the attainment of scholarship, acquisition of skills, and development of personality. Marshall also recognizes an obligation to the state and community by offering evening, off-campus, and Internet classes, as well as lectures, artistic programs, conferences, forums, and other campus and field activities.


Become a son or daughter of Marshall

Find out why Marshall University is the right choice for you as you begin your college experience by visiting our Office of Admissions.

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Marshall University is composed of academic units that include the Colleges of Arts and Media; Business; Education and Professional Development; Information Technology and Engineering; Liberal Arts; Health Professions, and Science, as well as the Honors College; University College; the Graduate College; the School of Pharmacy; and the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.



If you’re ready to become part of the Herd take the next step and begin your college application to Marshall University. Applications can be submitted online or through the mail. Visit our application site to complete the online form, or download a printed copy.

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Tuition Information

We offer in-state tuition 31% lower than the national average at other public four-year schools. We are pleased to provide first-time freshmen with the Marshall University Net Price Calculator, which will estimate your costs and financial aid eligibility.

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Financial Aid

As committed as we are to providing you with the best educational experience possible, we are also dedicated to ensuring that cost is not a barrier to your education at Marshall. Marshall University offers a wide variety of merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid programs to provide you with even greater value and affordability.

Marshall University Rankings


Marshall University is proud to have been recognized for academic quality and value by U.S. News and World Report, College Choice, Best Value Schools and more. Visit our campus to find out for yourself.

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Housing Information

In the residence halls, you will live in a group environment while enjoying opportunities to establish your independence. Here, you are a part of a living and learning community in which you can forge lasting friendships. People and events will provide you with challenges, support, and fun. It’s a learning experience unlike any that occurs in a classroom.

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We at Marshall aspire to foster a more diverse and inclusive campus community, and encourage such a community by promoting cultural awareness, collegiality, and by cultivating respect for diverse people and cultures.

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Online Learning

Marshall University Online offers over 150 E-courses every semester and the MUOnLine classroom is available 24 hours a day from wherever you are! Students participate and collaborate electronically through forums, chats, and email for a complete classroom experience. MUOnLine E-Courses are Nationally Accredited, affordable, convenient, & flexible.

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Student Resource Center

We provide students with transitional support as they move from high school to college, and as they advance through their college career, with academic and life skill resources, programs, and classes. Through intrusive advising, campus integration, and career/major exploration initiatives, we hope to promote persistence, retention, and student success.

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Career & Professional Development

We’ll help you combine your passion, strengths and skills into a career that will bring you both success and satisfaction. We are also pleased to offer students and employees access to lynda.com, an online software, creative, and business skills development resource.