Admissions Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Marshall University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationhttps://www.marshall.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.marshall.edu/admissions/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 98.00% and the yield is 29.00%. 2,251 men and 3,351 women applied to Marshall and 2,183 men and 3,284 women students were accepted. Among them, 655 men and 920 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,6022,2513,351
Admitted5,4902,1833,284
Enrolled1,592655920
Acceptance Rate 98.00%96.98%98.00%
Yield 29.00%30.00%28.01%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 886 students (56% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,113 students (70%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 600 and the 25th percentile is 480. The SAT Math score is 550 (75th) and 450 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 19 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing480600
SAT Math450550
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1724
ACT English1825
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Marshall University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Marshall University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Marshall Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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