Marshall University

A world-class education.  A welcoming community. A tradition of success.

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All applications for Marshall University (MU) must be submitted directly via the MU site.  Please note that the Application Cover Sheet is required to receive commissions and INTO University Partnerships should be in the Primary Agency Field, enter your information as the secondary agency.  Below are the steps to follow.  

Official Credential Policy

Official credentials are received by the MU admissions office directly from the issuing examination board or records office. Student copies of transcripts, evaluations, faxed copies of college transcripts, or credentials issued to any party other than Marshall University are not considered official.

Official documents may be mailed to the following address:

International Student Services
Joseph M. Gillette Welcome Center
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755-2020

Questions about the process may be directed to international@marshall.edu

Marshall University, located in the small town of Huntington, West Virginia, is known for small class sizes and individual attention from instructors.

What's special?

  • Named A Best Business School (The Princeton Review 2019).
  • AACSB Accreditation in both business & accounting.
  • #1 University in West Virginia (Best College Reviews 2018).
  • #14 Top Public Schools, Regional Universities, South (U.S. News & World Report 2019).
  • #43 Best Value Schools (The Princeton Review 2019).
  • Master's Level Research University (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching).

 

  • Accounting
  • Biomechanics
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Technology Management
  • Environmental Science

Fast facts

1837
Temperate - 4 seasons
20, Student/faculty ratio: 18:1
12,862; 3% international students
Yes, Marshall University English Language Institute
88% with Ph.D. or terminal degree in their fields

Undergraduate

Programs of study add

Subject Areas

  • Anthropology
  • Art
    • Art
    • Art: Ceramics
    • Art: Graphic Design
    • Art: Painting and Drawing
    • Art: Photography and Digital Art
    • Art: Printmaking
    • Art: Sculpture
    • Art: Textile Design
  • Athletic Training
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
    • Biology
    • Biology: Biotechnology
    • Biology: General
    • Biology: Microbiology and Immunology
    • Biology: Molecular and Cell
  • Biomedical
  • Business Administration
    • Business Administration: Accounting
    • Business Administration: Economics
    • Business Administration: Entrepreneurship
    • Business Administration: Finance
    • Business Administration: International Business
    • Business Administration: Management
    • Business Administration: Marketing
    • Business Administration: Sports Management
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies: Advertising
    • Communication Studies: Broadcasting
    • Communication Studies: Creative Writing
    • Communication Studies: English Writing and Rhetoric
    • Communication Studies: Integrated Communication
    • Communication Studies: Journalism
    • Communication Studies: Organizational Communication
    • Communication Studies: Public Relations and Advertising
  • Computer
    • Computer
    • Computer: Cybersecurity
    • Computer: Game and Simulation Development
    • Computer: Info Systems/Tech Management
    • Computer: Informatics
    • Computer: Science
    • Computer: Web Design and Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
    • Education
    • Education: Art
    • Education: Biology
    • Education: Chemistry
    • Education: Communication Arts and Literature
    • Education: Early Childhood Education
    • Education: Elementary School Emphasis
    • Education: English
    • Education: Foreign Language
    • Education: Life Sciences
    • Education: Mathematics
    • Education: Secondary Emphasis
    • Education: Social Studies/Science
    • Education: Spanish
  • Educational Studies
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
    • Engineering: Biomedical
    • Engineering: Civil
    • Engineering: Computer
    • Engineering: Electrical
    • Engineering: Mechanical
  • English
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Forensics
    • Forensics
    • Forensics: Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health
    • Health: Athletic Training
    • Health: Exercise Science
    • Health: Global Health Studies
    • Health: Health Care Admin/Management
    • Health: Sports Medicine/Sciences
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Studies
  • International Relations
  • Languages and Cultures
    • Languages and Cultures: Classics
    • Languages and Cultures: English Literature
    • Languages and Cultures: French
    • Languages and Cultures: Latin
    • Languages and Cultures: Spanish
  • Mathematics
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics: Computational Science
  • Media Studies
  • Music
    • Music
    • Music: Jazz Studies
    • Music: Performance
  • Natural Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
    • Physics
    • Physics: General
  • Political Science
    • Political Science
    • Political Science: International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology/Social Justice
  • Theatre Arts
    • Theatre Arts
    • Theatre Arts: Design and Production
    • Theatre Arts: Performance

Accommodations add

Marshall has 9 undergraduate residence halls:

  • Buskirk Hall: Six-story all-female residence hall, double-occupancy, single-deluxe
  • The First Year Residence Halls, North and South: Two four-story freshman residence halls, co-ed by room, double-occupancy
  • Gibson Hall: Four-story co-ed residence hall, suites
  • Haymaker Hall: Four story co-ed residence hall, suites
  • Twin Towers East: 15-story co-ed residence hall, double-occupancy
  • Twin Towers West: 15-story co-ed residence hall, double- and single-occupancy
  • Wellman Hall: Four-story co-ed residence hall, suites
  • Willis Hall: Four-story co-ed residence hall, suites

Doubles, Singles, Suites

Living on campus means taking advantage of Marshall’s many dining and food service options (below). Marshall Dining Services are professionally managed by Sodexo, where you can find information about menus and more.

  • Towers Marketplace
  • Harless Dining Hall
  • 1837 Fresh Food Market
  • La Famiglia
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • The Den
  • Huntington Market
  • Mein Bowl
  • Steak ‘n Shake
  • Smith Hall Simply-to-Go
  • Starbucks
  • Drinko Coffee Shop
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Admissions criteria add

2.5
Yes, Marshall University English Language Institute

Direct Admission:
61 or IELTS: 6.0
Conditional Admission:
or IELTS:
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Arts

  • Band
  • Multimedia
  • Music
  • Music Theory
  • Performing Arts
  • Theater
  • TV Production
  • Videography
  • Visual Arts

Postgraduate

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Subject Areas

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology
    • Biology
    • Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Management
  • Communications
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
    • Education
    • Education: Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education: Literacy and Language Arts
    • Education: Reading Specialist
    • Education: Special Education
    • Education: Teacher Leadership
    • Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Health Science
  • Medical Biology
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medicine/Pre-Med
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
    • Psychology: Counseling Psychology
    • Psychology: School
  • Sports Science
  • Strategic Leadership

Accommodations add

The Landing, Marshall University’s new on-campus residential apartment community, is located adjacent to the health sciences campus and just a few blocks from Marshall University’s Huntington campus. To learn more about graduate student housing visit https://www.marshall.edu/thelanding/

Admissions criteria add

2.5

Direct Admission:
80
6.5
Conditional Admission:

May be required for some programs

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Athletics

NCAA Division I - 15 Mens and Womens Teams

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Campus features

Huntington Campus:  

Huntington, West Virginia is located on the banks of the scenic Ohio River where the states of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky meet. It was recently named America's Best Community. Enjoy beautiful weather and events at the riverfront park, where you can look across the water and see Ohio. Kentucky is only about 20 minutes away by car, so your options for exploring are multiplied with the convenience of the tri-state area.

Extracurricular activities

  • Anime and Manga
  • Anthropology
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Black United Students
  • Buddy System
  • Chess
  • Chinese Student and Scholars
  • Circle K International
  • Climbing Club
  • Collegiate 4-H
  • Cricket
  • Esports
  • Film Club
  • Fraternities 
  • Game Design
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Geeks and Gadgets
  • Hiking
  • Honors Societies
  • Intramural Sports
  • Language and Culture Clubs
  • Leadership Institute
  • Martial Arts
  • Math
  • Mental Wellness
  • Photography
  • Political Organizations
  • Professional Societies
  • Recovery Ministry
  • Religious Ministries
  • Sororities 
  • Women in Cyber
  • Yoga

Estimated costs

2020-21 Freshman & Sophomores Living on Campus:

Tuition & Fees:  $18,734

Books & Supplies: $1,100

Housing & Meals:  $10,450

Transportation:  $1,200

Miscellaneous/Personal:  $1,087

Program fees:  $0 - $1,730

Total:  $32,571 - $34,301

Tuition & Fees: $4,500 per semester

Postgraduate

$1,176.25

Estimated cost per semester for full time graduate students taking 9 credits:  $10,581.00

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