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Marshall University

Marshall University, founded in 1837, is one of West Virginia's oldest public institutions of higher education.  On the banks of the Ohio River, Marshall's Huntington campus is complemented by several regional campuses and educational centers.

At Marshall, we pride ourselves on our welcoming and nurturing community.  Our students come from across the country and around the globe to take advantage of our world-class resources.  But when we cheer, "We are...Marshall!" the sense of family is unmistakable.  Come visit our campus and you'll see exactly what we mean.

Art/Art Studies, Generalx  
Athletic Training/Trainerx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Chemistry, Generalx  
Civil Engineering, Generalx  
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Generalx  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologistx  
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician x 
Communication and Media Studies, Otherx  
Computer and Information Sciences, Generalx  
Computer Sciencex  
Creative Writingx  
Criminal Justice/Safety Studiesx  
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorismx  
Economics, Generalx  
Elementary Education and Teachingx  
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technicianx  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
Environmental Chemistryx  
Environmental Sciencex  
Finance, Generalx  
Forensic Chemistryx  
French Studiesx  
Game and Interactive Media Designx  
Geology/Earth Science, Generalx  
German Studiesx  
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, Generalx  
Historic Preservation and Conservationx  
History, Generalx  
Humanities/Humanistic Studiesx  
International Business/Trade/Commercex  
International Relations and Affairsx  
Japanese Studiesx  
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teachingx  
Kinesiology and Exercise Sciencex  
Latin American Studiesx  
Management Information Systems, Generalx  
Marketing/Marketing Management, Generalx  
Mathematics, Generalx  
Mechanical Engineeringx  
Music, Generalx  
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technicianx  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, Generalx  
Physical Education Teaching and Coachingx  
Physics, Generalx  
Plant Molecular Biologyx  
Political Science and Government, Generalx  
Psychology, Generalx  
Public Health, Generalx  
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communicationx  
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Otherx  
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographerx  
Registered Nursing/Registered Nursexx 
Religion/Religious Studiesx  
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapistx  
Secondary Education and Teachingx  
Social Workx  
Spanish Language and Literaturex  
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologistx  
Sport and Fitness Administration/Managementx  
Statistics, Generalx  
Theatre/Theatre Arts Managementx  
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Designx  

Academic Life

At Marshall, you can choose from more than 100 undergraduate majors and areas of emphasis.  From athletic training to forensic chemistry, engineering to education, and art to biology, we have a wide variety of majors for you to choose from. Qualified students can participate in an outstanding Honors College designed to offer an enhanced curriculum to the brightest scholars.

Our small classes are taught predominantly by full-time faculty, and nearly 80% of them hold the highest degree in their field.  At Marshall, you receive quality, personal instruction at every level of your education. 

Campus Life

The main campus of Marshall University lies within the historic river city of Huntington, West Virginia, which is just across the Ohio River from Ohio and thirteen miles from the Kentucky border. Huntington is a safe, picturesque city with hospitals, libraries, restaurants, a renowned art museum, a city-wide park, and nearby factories for making hand-blown glass. Concerts and theatrical productions take place in outdoor amphitheaters located in the park and along the riverfront.

Our more than 200 student organizations, Artists' Series, theatre and music productions, lecture series and athletic events ensure that there's always something to do on campus.

Facilities and Resources

Within our tree-lined campus walkways, you'll discover a high-tech community with diverse and comfortable options for campus housing, ranging from suite configurations to single-occupancy rooms.

Our Recreation Center has more than 120,000-square-feet of fitness opportunities including intramural sports leagues, a lap pool, suspended indoor track, and a variety of classes from yoga to zumba.

Athletics / Sports

A member of Conference USA, Marshall's athletic teams carry on a proud tradition and provide our students & community with exciting and spirited entertainment.  Learn more at

Financial Aid / Tuition

At Marshall, we strive to make college affordable for you no matter where you’re from. Marshall has a wide variety of scholarships and financial aid available for students from Federal Pell Grants to the John Marshall Scholarship.  In fact, approximately 80% of Marshall University students receive financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, student employment, and/or academic scholarships. Be sure to fill out your FAFSA and submit it after January 1 to find out what types of need-based aid we can offer you.

For more information about Marshall University or to schedule a tour, please contact the Office of Recruitment.


Applying to Marshall is easy. Our team of dedicated Admissions counselors are waiting to hear from you. Admission to most four-year programs requires the following:

• 2.0 high school GPA

• ACT composite of 19 or SAT CR+M of 910

• Completion of required high school courses

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