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5 out of 5
Degree: Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Graduation Year: 2018

I adored my experience at Marshall University. In the four years I was there, I was able to work on professional level shows while learning behind the scenes from teachers that truly were experts in their fields. In my extracurricular classes, I was always in a class that interested me, and I genuinely found professors that ignited my passion for their class. The campus is beautiful and really open for any type of person to be themselves at. Truly a wonderful university.

5 out of 5
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2003

I felt the program at Marshall prepared me for my career in nursing. The financial assistance was great and the staff very helpful in navigating the financial aid system. The classes were challenging but attainable. The diversity in scheduling of classes was also helpful.

5 out of 5
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2005

My experience at Marshall University was phenomenal! I was struggling academically at a previous college, but the transition to MU was extremely simple and they honored military credits that were not accepted in the previous school. The professors in the business program were ready to help the students succeed.

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4 out of 5
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015

Marshall University provided a good college experience. The biology program was very manageable and fair, and the faculty in charge were friendly and available for assistance. The program was robust enough to provide me a good background for going into medical school, and flexible enough to allow a relevant shadowing experience as a capstone project instead of a research paper.

2 out of 5
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2013

Relatively small cohort in one of the larger departments in the College of Liberal Arts. The classrooms that you will use as a history major are very dated, with the exception of the seminar room. Most faculty are friendly, helpful, and will forge a personal relationship with you if make the effort to attend class and show an interest in your work. Most classes were not particularly challenging. The sophomore and senior capstones are engaging and expose students to the skills that historians will utilize in graduate school and in their job. The university alumni base is relatively small and scattered once you leave the Huntington area, in some areas of West Virginia it is nearly nonexistent. The campus is easily walkable and although it is compact, it feels much larger and far removed from the surrounding area once you are inside and can not see the rest of the city. Huntington is a depressed area and the college is near a bad part of town, but the campus is safe.

5 out of 5
Degree: Business Administration and Management, General
Graduation Year: 2008

It was a great school. Met lots of cool people and made great friends. Fun school to go to. While it is a smaller school, it's football culture is huge! Lots of fun

2 out of 5
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2010

Good program, poor teaching skills in the accounting program.

2 out of 5
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2004

Tell us about your college experience.

I had too much fun and not enough studying, but have no regrets.

Would you get the same degree if you could start over?

Yes, but I would have stayed and done a Masters program instead of immediately joining the workforce.

What advice can you offer other students?

Study! Stay focused and know what you want to do.

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