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#4 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
13,204
Marshall University overview
Location Huntington, West Virginia
Online marshall.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Marshall University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 6,451 prospective students applied, and 5,605 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,769 enrolled in the school.  9,588 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,616 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,190 plus fees of $1,222. Marshall University is ranked 809 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

Marshall University is rated within the lower 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Marshall University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 940/1150
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
86.9% 
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Applications Due Jun 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
$7,190
In State Costs for Marshall University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,222
Room and Board $10,644
Budget for Other Expenses$2,287
Total One Year Cost$22,443
Out of State Resident Tuition
$18,044
Out of State Costs for Marshall University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,222
Room and Board $10,644
Budget for Other Expenses$2,287
Total One Year Cost$33,297

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Marshall University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 17%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 16%
Business 15%
Education 12%
Biology 7%

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

Current students may use the Marshall University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.