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Marshall University

Exterior of Old Main at Marshall University

Marshall University, located in downtown Huntington, was named after U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall after its incorporation on March 30, 1838.

At present, Marshall boasts an ever-growing, diverse campus, a number of accreditations, and faculty and staff who are dedicated to the success of the university. The university had almost 14,000 students enrolled on the Huntington campus in 2013 and offers 54 baccalaureate programs and 46 graduate programs. In addition, Marshall’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is located near campus at Cabell-Huntington Hospital.

In terms of athletics, Marshall is an NCAA Division I school and member of Conference USA. For more information, visit