Marshall University

As one of West Virginia's oldest public universities, Marshall University's roots run deep. Yet our vision is focused on providing world-class learning opportunities for students from across the country and around the world. More than 9,600 degree-seeking undergraduate students refer to Marshall's compact, level campus in Huntington, West Virginia, simply as "home." With Marshall's commitment to a family environment and our 19:1 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 200 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 and perhaps even meet nationally recognized artists and performers. Marshall's faculty and staff dedicate themselves to helping students succeed. We're a family, so whether it's helping you find your class or helping you 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. In addition, Marshall offers a robust student support system, including tutoring, a writing center, textbook loan program, counseling, health and wellness initiatives, and more. In your free time, you can join one of the 230 recognized student organizations, catch a movie or carnival hosted by our Campus Activities Board, find fitness and fun in our 123,000-square-foot Rec Center, or enjoy cheering on the Herd at one of our home games. All of these activities are a part of the student experience. It's safe to say you'll 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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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1837 N/A Semester $117.9 million 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755 (304) 696-3170
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56 100.0 West Virginia Huntington 309