Athletics

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$14,446 ($6,216)
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Easy
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5 College Freshman

Athletics: Marshall always has a strong football program and theres a lot of school spirit through Huntington and Marshall

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Athletics are a pretty big part of Marshall. MU pride is huge and students are really supportive of all teams. School spirit is amazing. People usually wear green every Friday!

College Junior

Athletics: There are also people on campus practicing, and games seem to be a big deal to students.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: We have a pretty huge student fan base for any sport

3 College Junior

Athletics: It's great, if you like football, because that's where all the school's money goes.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 104th
    Most Active Varsity Sports
  • 1124th
    Best Intramural Sports

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Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
  • NAA
  • NCAA
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conferences
Football: Conference USA
Basketball: Conference USA
Men Playing Varsity Sports
214 - 6%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
171 - 4%
Students Receiving Athletic Financial Aid
Football: 85
Basketball: 23
Baseball: 27
Cross Country/Track: 12
Other Sports: 119
Graduation Rates of Athletic Financial Aid Recipients
Football: 56%
Basketball: 25%
Baseball: 43%
Cross Country/Track: 58%
Other Sports: 76%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball

Student Polls

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 53 responses

  • 17% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
  • 60% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 21% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 2% No one pays attention to varsity sports.

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 52 responses

  • 12% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.
  • 71% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 12% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 6% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 51 responses

  • 16% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).
  • 45% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 35% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 4% Almost no one participates in them.

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