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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 or 304-736-0561.

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 | 355,873
Enrollment | 11,962
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 08/23-12/10
Spring | 01/10-04/29

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 Aviation program Aviation Mechanics program

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 - The Division of Finance and Economics offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) in International Business. International Business focuses on cross-border commerce and the legal requirements and trade regulations in the country where you are doing business. You will learn to understand the competitive global landscape of business and understand the impact international trade has on domestic and foreign markets.
  • Cyber Forensics and Security - The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Forensics and Security prepares students to meet the challenges of today’s cyber threats. Cyber Forensics and Security skills are in high demand in law enforcement, business, government, defense, intelligence, and the private sector. The program has a solid foundation in science, technology, and communication skills. Students learn to conduct forensic analysis on a variety of devices and systems, defend a network, testify in court, and conduct penetration tests among other skills.
  • COMMERCIAL PILOT: FIXED-WING, B.S. - Bill Noe Flight School: Marshall University’s planned Commercial Pilot: Fixed Wing, B.S., degree program will help meet the nation’s projected significant need for commercial pilots over the next 20 years. Its ground and flight courses will lead to a series of FAA certifications and will prepare graduates to become commercial pilots of single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY, A.A.S. - Housed at Huntington Tri-State Airport, the Aviation Maintenance Technology program will be designed to allow students to obtain their degrees in addition to earning FAA certifications in airframe and powerplant maintenance (A&P).

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
  • Human Resource Management
  • 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 09/20/21

  • 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 $50 Year Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $200 Year Home Mandatory
ID Card $20 Year Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $175 Year Home Optional

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 09/20/21

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 09/20/21

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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