Marshall University

Huntington, WV 25755

Located in Huntington, West Virginia, Marshall University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 4,891 and 4,374 students were accepted.

Marshall University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $6,032 and fees $1,122. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,260 and $1,122 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. RN to BSN
  4. BSN

    The Marshall University nursing program prepares nurse practitioners eligible to sit for the National Licensure Examination to become licensed Registered Nurses.

    The program consists of a combination of basic nursing theory and clinical practice experience. The program makes uses of a range of healthcare facilities as real life sites for clinical experience including:  River Park Hospital, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Cabell Hun-tington Hospital, Pleasant Valley Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Holzer Medical Center,  and King’s Daughters Medical Center among other settings.

    Admission Requirements:

    • The program requires official high school transcripts, total SAT scores or ACT composite scores in addition to a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above for students applying directly from highs school.
    • Applicants that have 12 or more credits of college level course work are required to demonstrate a minimum GPA of 2.5 or more.

    Applications are reviewed on a competitive basis on a point system. The deadline for applications is the 15th of January for admission in the fall.

    Marshall University offers an accelerated RN-BSN program for Registered Nurses wishing to earn their BSN degree. Applicants for this track must show proof of an unencumbered license to practice in West Virginia and a minimum cumulative GPA for all college level course work of 2.4 or more.

    There is no deadline for application for this track but all application material needs to be received before the 10th of April for fall admission and before the 10th of October for spring admission.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 75
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 115
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 38
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Administration Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 5
Nursing Administration Doctor's degree - professional practice 28

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Marshall University

Ohio University-Southern Campus
14.6 miles away
Shawnee State University
37.18 miles away
Logan Mingo School of Practical Nursing
46.19 miles away
Mingo County Vocational Center
50.95 miles away
Morehead State University
56.49 miles away
Maysville Community & Technical College - Rowan Campus
58.7 miles away
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
62.2 miles away
Ohio University-Main Campus
64.89 miles away
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus
69.72 miles away
West Virginia University at Parkersburg
74 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1928 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/1993 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1980 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading450 to 575
SAT: Math430 to 560
ACT Composite19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,615
30k to 48k$7,254
48k to 75k$9,816
75k to 110k$13,407
Over 110k$14,026
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $299.00 $683.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $413.00 $995.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Bachelor's in Nursing Degree Scholarships

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Gustavus B. Capito Fund for Nursing Education

Applicant must be a Charleston, WV resident enrolled as a full time student in an accredited nursing program in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Eleanora G. Wylie Scholarship for Nursing

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Mary T. Price Scholarship

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Bernice Pickens Parsons Fund Scholarship

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755

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