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Colleges / Marshall University

Marshall University

Huntington, WV 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate97%

About Marshall University

Marshall University is a public, state university in the city of Huntington, West Virginia. Marshall University was founded in 1837. The college enrolls around 10,835 students per year, including 7,968 undergrads.

Marshall University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Marshall University. Around 97% of applicants get into Marshall University each year. In 2022, 6,356 students applied to Marshall University and 6,158 were admitted.

Marshall University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%

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Marshall University is located in the city of Huntington, West Virginia,.

If you would like to see Marshall University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64 to Huntington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Huntington Tri-State Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Marshall University and Huntington are like without leaving home.

College Info

One John Marshall Drive https://www.marshall.edu/ Huntington, WV 25755

Campus Setting: Urban

Marshall University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marshall University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marshall University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Marshall University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

900 - 1150


Math SAT Range

430 - 550


Reading SAT Range

460 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1150 and Above


900 to 1150


900 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Marshall University students is 1048. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marshall University, while applicants with SAT scores between 900 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 900 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Marshall University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Marshall University is like? There are approximately 10,835 students enrolled at Marshall University, including 7,968 undergraduate students and 2,867 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from WV and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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