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Marshall University is a coeducational public research university, located in Huntington. It was founded in 1837 as a private subscription school. The main campus is situated on 60 acres. The college offers a variety of degrees and programs through eight colleges and schools which are:
  • College of Education and Human Services (COEHS)
  • College of Fine Arts (CofA)
  • College of Health Professions (COHP)
  • College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE)
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA)
  • College of Science (COS)
  • Elizabeth McDowell Lewis College of Business (LCOB)
  • W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC)
Marshall University's sports teams are nicknamed the Thundering Herd. They participate in NCAA Division I (I-A for football) as a member of Conference USA.

Profile of Marshall UniversityStudents attend Marshall in Huntington, WV, a medium-sized suburb. The school is a public institution. Marshall degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching.

Marshall Selectivity

Marshall is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 440 and 560.

Faculty
Marshall has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 13, 808 students at the school .

Student Life
Marshall values student athletics, and belongs to the Conference USA. Marshall Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching749school Counselling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching, trade and industrial teaching, special ed, reading teaching, teacher education, . . .
Business and Management400business, business management, marketing, accounting, finance, labor relations, MIS, managerial economics
Liberal Arts378general studies, history, political science, English, speech and rhetoric, sociology, interdisciplinary studies, humanities, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine226registered nursing, various nursing, nursing administration
Science150biology, chemistry, physical sciences, biological and biomedical sciences, geology, physics
Therapy and Counselling107psychology, school psychology, clinical psychology
Security and Law Enforcement104criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Media59journalism
Art Studies50art studies
Medical Support and Technology47audiology and speech pathology, speech pathology, medical lab tech, clinical lab tech, cytotechnologist
Medicine47medicine
Medical administration46health care administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy44exercise science, dietitian, parks and recreation management
Mathematics31systems science and theory, mathematics
Engineering Technician21occupational safety tech
Conservation and Resource Management19environmental science
Family and Social Work19social work, family and consumer science
Computer Science and Engineering10information science
Photography and Commercial Art6drawing
Engineering4engineering
Music2music
Contact: MarshallMarshall University

1 John Marshall Dr

Huntington, WV 25755

General Phone: (800) 642-3463

http://www.marshall.edu/

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