Graduate Programs Overview

Marshall University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Huntington, West Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,828 for West Virginia residents and $21,162 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred six graduate programs: 51 Master's, 9 Doctorate, 36 Post-Bachelor's, 10 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 904 students have been conferred Master's degree and 231 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMarshall University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, WV
Graduate School Students3,611 students
710 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,828
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 106 Graduate Programs
51 Master's, 10 Doctorate, 46 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Marshall University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For West Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $8,828 and $21,162 for non-West Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $485 for West Virginia residents and $1,171 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$485$1,171
Books & Supplies$1,100
Room & Board$10,644 (On-Campus) / $9,580 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,287 (On-Campus) / $3,087 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,859$35,193
Off-Campus Total$22,595$34,929
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Marshall University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 106 major areas - 50 Master's (12 online programs), 7 Doctorate (1 online programs), 36 Post-Bachelor'(10 online programs), 9 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Mathematics And Statistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,204 students enrolled in Marshall University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,611 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,278 male and 2,333 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,128 full-time and 1,483 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 710 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 350 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,278
Women Students2,333
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,128
Part-time Students1,483
By race/ethnicity 2,656 White, 145 Black, and 59 Asian students are attending at Marshall University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races65
58 students are younger than 22 and 633 students are older than 65. The school has 2,092 students aged between 22 and 30 and 828 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under58
40 & Over633
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Marshall University, 710 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 350 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,611
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses710
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses350
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,551
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses710
West Virginia Resident477
Other State In U.S.222
Outside of U.S.7

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