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Marshall University

Huntington, WV


  • Type
    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Medium • Urban
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Marshall University is a medium, 4-year, public university. This coed college is located in a large town in an urban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

From the Institution

As one of West Virginia's oldest public universities, Marshall University's roots run deep. Our vision is focused on providing world-class learning opportunities for students from across the country and around the world. More than 7,500 degree-seeking undergraduate students refer to Marshall's campus in Huntington, West Virginia simply as "home." With Marshall's commitment to a family environment and our 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we're certain you'll find your place at Marshall University. Here, you'll discover a commitment to teaching, high-level research, and professional training that will prepare you to thrive in the world. Beginning as Marshall Academy in 1837, Marshall has grown to include nearly 160 undergraduate majors, a full-service Marshall Medical Center, the state-of-the-art Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center and a new Visual Arts Center. With more than 300 individual performances, concerts, and events on campus each year, it's easy to see that the arts are important to our university. What's more, the Marshall Artists Series provides students opportunities to see nationally recognized artists and performers. Marshall's faculty and staff dedicate themselves to helping students succeed. We're a family. Whether it's helping you find your class or study for the test, our faculty and staff are up to the task. Rest assured you are being taught by the best. More than 80% of faculty members hold the highest degrees in their field. Additionally, Marshall offers a robust student support system. This system includes tutoring, writing, and counseling centers, a textbook loan program, health and wellness initiatives, and more. In your free time, you can join one of the 222 recognized student organizations or catch a movie or carnival hosted by our Campus Activities Board. You can find fitness and fun in our 123,000-square-foot Rec Center, or cheer on the Herd at one of our home games. These activities are part of the student experience. You will enjoy world-class learning opportunities within a tight-knit, active circle. Join a community where you'll be part of something larger than your ambitions. Find a sense of belonging and achieve your full potential. Discover what it means to be one of the Sons and Daughters of Marshall.

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