Admission procedures for online courses at Marshall University are the same as for on-campus courses. You must be admitted to Marshall University to be eligible for an OCCHS course enrollment.
Applying to Marshall is easy and can be done online! If you are a home school parent or student, please give us a call at 304-696-7084 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance with the application process.
- Current enrollment in a high school program.
- Completion of a High School Application for Early College Credit at Marshall University form.
After completing the form, please mail it to: Kelli R. Mayes
Online College Courses in the High Schools
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
- Complete high school transcripts with standardized test scores. (Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale is required.)
- One letter of recommendation from a counselor or principal.
To take English or math courses, a student must have a qualifying ACT or SAT score in the subject area: English courses – an ACT English score of 18 or SAT Critical Reading score of 480 is required for ENG 101; Math courses – an ACT Math score of 19 or SAT Math score of 500 is required for MTH 127; some other math courses may require a higher ACT or SAT score.
The following items are necessary for students prior to the Junior year in high school:
- All of the above requirements must be fulfilled.
- Student must maintain a 2.00 GPA in all college courses.
- Standardized test scores must meet the following criteria:
An ACT/SAT at the 85th percentile or above (ACT = 24 composite, SAT = 1160 CR+M).
If the ACT or SAT has not been taken, a score at the 90th percentile or higher on another nationally-normed standardized test, such as the Terra Nova, that provides evidence of the ability to succeed at the college level is required.
*To take English or math courses, a student must have a qualifying ACT or SAT score in the subject area: English courses – an ACT English score of 18 or SAT Critical Reading score of 480 is required for ENG 101; Math courses – an ACT Math score of 19 or SAT Math score of 500 is required for MTH 127; some other math courses may require a higher ACT or SAT score.
Please do NOT send a check with your application materials. Please wait to pay for courses until you receive a billing statement from Marshall’s Bursar’s Office. For questions regarding payment, you may contact the Bursar’s Office at 304-696-6620.
Check out complete admission details at Marshall University’s Admissions Office.
If you intend to enroll as a freshman at an institution other than MU upon graduation from high school, please contact that institution directly to obtain information regarding the transferability of courses and how any college course(s) taken while in high school might impact your enrollment status.
OCCHS courses are not designated as dual credit courses through Marshall University.