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Marshall University

Huntington, WV


  1. 100+ Academic Programs!
  2. U.S. News & World Report ranks Marshall in top tier of nation's universities!
  3. 16 NCAA Division I Athletic Teams!

About This Campus

We are so pleased you are considering Marshall University. As one of West Virginia’s oldest public universities, Marshall’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. Here, you’ll discover a commitment to teaching, high-level research and professional training that will prepare you to thrive in the world. You’ll join a community where you’ll be part of something larger than your own ambitions. You’ll find a sense of belonging and nurturance that will help you achieve your full potential. You’ll discover what it means to be one of the Sons or Daughters of Marshall. Big Opportunity, Close-Knit Community: Marshall University provides you with a world of opportunity within a close-knit and nurturing environment. Classes are small (average size, 23 students) so you and your professor can get to know each other. We have living/learning communities in the reside

Location Information

Huntington sits on the mid-section of the scenic and historic Ohio River at the point where West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky meet. Our city is home to some 54,000 citizens.

Helpful Information

Off-Campus: For eligible students who choose to live off campus, the Huntington community provides a variety of convenient housing options. Check out the availability of off-campus housing by going to http://www.herald-dispatch.com or call Tri-State Publications for a Rental Guide at 304-522-0561.

2021/2022 Placement

Home Payment

2022/2023 Placement

Home Payment

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | Huntington
Population | 349,485
Enrollment | 13,336
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 08/24-12/04
Spring | 01/19-04/30

Campus Diversity

1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 2%
Black | 6%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Hispanic/Latino | 2%
Two or more | 2%
White | 81%
Other | 5%
International | 0%


  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: After campus students
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Nursing, most health sciences

Communication disorders, upper level biology, and health sciences. Audition or portfolio is required for admission to some music and art classes.

Notable Academic Programs

  • International Business
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Public Health

Unique Academic Programs

  • Recreation
  • Natural Resources

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Asian Studies
  • Athletic Training
  • Aviation Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcasting
  • Business Management
  • Cell Biology
  • Ceramic Art/Ceramics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Game Design
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dietetics
  • Digital Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise Science
  • Experimental Pathology
  • Fiber, Textiles, and Weaving Arts
  • Finance/Banking
  • Forensic Science
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Middle School Education
  • Latin American Studies
  • Literature
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Merchandising and Buying Operations
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Natural Resources Conservation
  • Organizational Communications
  • Painting
  • Performance and Directing
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Radio and Television Studies
  • Recreation Management
  • Religious Studies/Theology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management/Administration
  • Statistics
  • Theater Arts/Drama/Acting
  • Visual Arts


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 547.00 paper, N/A computer or 78.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 09/21/20

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $40 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit $200 Year Plan B Mandatory
ID Card $20 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee $170 Year Plan B Optional

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 09/21/20

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 20% living on campus
  • Double: $2862
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $950
  • Proximity to campus: 1
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Notes About Meal Plans
The above meal plans also come with varying levels of Flex Dollars. Flex dollars can be used like cash and are for personal or guest use in the following locations: MSC Food Court, All Campus Coffee Shops, Smith Hall Simply to Go, and MU Campus Express. Each meal plan comes with FIVE meal passes per semester for guests or parents. Each meal plan comes with FOUR Late Night passes per week (ONE per night). More information can be found at: https://www.marshall.edu/housing/residence-hall-info/rates


Figures per Semester are current as of 09/21/20

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $550 per semester.


  • Health records | due by: With Admission Material
  • Immunization before registering
  • Immunization before residence hall move in
  • Health / accident insurance (encouraged)
  • Immunization: MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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