Established in 1837 and named for former Chief Justice John Marshall, Marshall University is a 4-year public research institution in southwestern West Virginia. Marshall is home to seven undergraduate colleges conferring bachelor’s degrees in 57 fields of study. Additionally, the university’s Digital Forensics program is the first of its kind to be accredited by the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission. For students who wish to spend part of their college experience in another culture, Marshall features numerous opportunities to study abroad including faculty-led programs and exchange programs.
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While studying at Marshall University, I have had some wonderful experiences. Although I have had some absolutely horrible professors, I believe that Marshall is a great college to attend. I would recommend Marshall University to anyone who wants a quality education.
Ginny from Huntington, WV
Best. Decision. Ever.
Adam from Beckley, WV
marshall university excels at having great faculty, challenging curriculum, and a centralized campus. professors are challenging and create the programs to focus on more than memorization of material but also its application in real world jobs. with dorms and housing so close to campus its easy to be anywhere you need to be within just minutes of walking.
NL from Bluefield, WV
marshall university's campus is small enough to engage with your professors, yet large enough to meet all standards of diversity. its quaint charm also matches its southern hospitality. from the classroom to sporting events roaring with thundering herd pride, you'll be sure to enjoy the marshall experience.
Bria from Beckley, WV
Marshall university is an amazing school, and I would recommend it for people who are looking for an in the middle school. The classes are small enough so you can get personal one-on-one contact with professors, but big enough so it doesn't still feel like high school.Marshall's campus is also located in one area, so you don't have to worry about traveling far to get to class.
Margaret from Danville, WV
marshall is great! lively football scene, great teachers and classes, and plenty of ways to get places around town. the marching band is awesome too!