Marshall University Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at Marshall University. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Marshall University Disability Services.
Marshall University for the Military
While not a "service academy", Marshall University does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Marshall University for Veterans Guide.
Marshall University offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Marshall University does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Marshall University
Marshall University offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Marshall University
Marshall University has a comparatively large, student body. There were 9,489 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 7,846 (82.7%). Part-time attendance was 1,643 (17.3%).
Marshall University is Ranked #1,222 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Marshall University is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Marshall University #1222 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Marshall University by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Marshall University Diversity Guide.
Marshall University Competes in the NCAA
Marshall University has a total of 418 student athletes, 202 men and 216 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Marshall University Athletics