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On Campus:21%
  • Fall 08/25-12/12
  • Spring 01/12-05/08

Tuition & Payments
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
0%Two or more races

Campus Links
Home Page
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office

Big Opportunity, Close-Knit Community: Marshall University provides you with a world of opportunity within a close-knit and nurturing environment. Classes are small (average size, 23 students) so you and your professor can get to know each other. We have living/learning communities in the residence halls so that you are close to people in similar majors. You will learn and experience more than you thought possible at Marshall, and you’ll be doing it with people who become your family away from home!

Safe, Secure and Compact Campus: With 22 full-time campus police officers who patrol campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our campus is among the safest in the nation. Our police officers offer 24-hour escort service on campus, so you never have to walk from the library to your room by yourself after a late-night study session.

Campus Location - Huntington sits on the mid-section of the scenic and historic Ohio River at the point where West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky meet. Our city is home to some 56,000 citizens.

Closed Programs
Nursing, most health sciences

communication disorders, upper level biology, and health sciences. Audition or portfolio is required for admission to some music and art classes.

Notable Academic Programs

  • International Business
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Public Health

Unique Academic Programs

  • Recreation
  • Natural Resources

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Appalachian Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Latin American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Fiber-Fabric, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Relations

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Organizational Communication, Print Media, Radio and Television Studies

Computer Science: Computer Game Design

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Forensic Science

Earth Sciences: Geology, Geosciences, Meteorology

Economics: Economics, International Economics

Education: Child Development, Communications, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education

Engineering: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English, Literature

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Geology, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Resource Recreation Management

Foreign Language: Classical Languages, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish

Forestry: Biotechnology

General Studies: Classical Studies, Humanities

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Health Science, Medical Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Safety Education

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Technology

International Studies: International Relations

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Applied Physics, Health Physics, Physics

Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, Political Science

Pre-Professional : Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Outdoor Recreation Management, Recreation, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Technology: Computer Technology, Information Systems Technology, Transportation Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Registration Priority
  • After campus students
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 547 paper, N/A computer or 78 Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/9/2015.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $30 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $200 Year Plan B Mandatory
ID Card: $20 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $160 Year Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $452 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
  • Figures are current as of 7/9/2015.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $2,900
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $650
  • Proximity to campus: 2
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1874 declining balance plan.
  • $1770 per semester for 15 meals per week.
  • $1430 per semester for 10 meals per week.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.