Academics

Location
Huntington, WV
Undergrads
8,561
Tuition (in-state)
$13,930 ($5,930)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Senior

Academics: Great program, lots of incentives and support

4 College Senior

Academics: The whole process has a lot of support.

3 College Senior

Academics: Social work is demanding and workload. The professor seek facilities for students to do their internships.

4 College Senior

Academics: You can be successful as a student at Marshall University.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors are always willing to help, if you let them. The registration process is a bit questionable, but not too complicated. The workload is especially difficult, being a biology major.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 340th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 401st
    Best Online Course Options
  • 965th
    Professors Most Interested in Classes
  • 1065th
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 1075th
    Most Flexible Curriculums

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
19:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
506
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
254
Total FT Faculty
723
Faculty with Terminal Degree
78%
Average Faculty Salary
$60,996
Full-Time Retention Rate
71%
Part-Time Retention Rate
45%
Transfer-Out Rate
20%
Graduation Rate
44%
Programs/Majors Offered
77
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Elementary Education: 2%
  • General Studies: 6%
  • Psychology: 2%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 3%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 36 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 33 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

Who are the most notable alumni from this school?    Based on 8 responses

  • 54% Robert Byrd
  • 31% Chad Pennington
  • 15% Randy Moss

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