Marshall University Overview


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Located in Huntington, West Virginia, Marshall University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 4,911 prospective students applied, and 4,317 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,913 enrolled in the school.  10,136 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,485 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $6,032 plus fees of $1,122.

Marshall University is ranked 1164 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Marshall University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Marshall University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

21% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

39% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

44% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237525 IPEDS survey data for Marshall University.