Marshall University

#1190 / #358
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Public research university in Huntington, West Virginia

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About Marshall University

According to Wikipedia, Marshall University is a public research university in Huntington, West Virginia. It was founded in 1837 and is named after John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. The university is currently composed of nine colleges: Lewis College of Business , College of Education and Professional Development , College of Arts and Media , College of Health Professions , Honors College, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences , College of Liberal Arts , College of Science , and University College; and two schools – School of Pharmacy, and the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine; and a regional center for cancer research. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Marshall University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
6,718 89% 50% 1045 22

How Much Does Marshall University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$7,190 $1,322

How Much Do Marshall University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Marshall University, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,700 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Marshall University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
10,070 8,017 2,053

Where is Marshall University?

Marshall University is located at 1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington WV 25755

How Safe is Marshall University?

Marshall University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Marshall University Known For?

Marshall University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Marshall University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Marshall University's Most Influential Alumni?

Marshall University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Nursing, and History. Here are some of Marshall University's most famous alumni:

Brad D. Smith
Brad D. Smith
An American businessman.
Troy Brown
A Former wide receiver.
Justin McElroy
An American podcaster and writer.
Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
An American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, and television host.
Griffin McElroy
An American Podcaster.
David A. Wiley
David A. Wiley
An American educator and copyright activist.
Lonnie Thompson
An American paleoclimatologist.
Chris Cline
An American coal mining entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Michael W. Smith
An American musician and songwriter.
Mary Jean Harrold
An American computer scientist .
Joe Johns
An American journalist.
Robert Byrd
A United States Senator from West Virginia .