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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 14.2 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 19%
10-19 Students: 37%
20-29 Students: 24%
30-39 Students: 6%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 6%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
91%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 74%
5 Years: 79%
6 Years: 80%

Special Study Options

Accelerated program
Cross-registration
Distance Learning
Double major
Dual enrollment
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Honors Program
Independent study
Internships
ROTC
  Army
  Navy
  Air Force
Student-designed major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College



Most Popular Degrees

Major Category

% of Bachelor's Degrees

1.  Social sciences18%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services18%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs17%
4.  Psychology7%
5.  Engineering6%
6.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
7.  Health professions and related clinical sciences6%
8.  Visual and performing arts5%
9.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies3%
10.  English language and literature/letters3%

Required Courses

Arts/Fine Arts
Computer Literacy
English (Including Composition)
Foreign Languages
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Philosophy
Sciences (Biological or Physical)
Social Science

Student Services

Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
for Current Students

College Credit

Dual Credit
Credit for Life Experiences
Advanced Placement

Majors

Major Category/Major

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies  Yes  
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
East Asian Studies Yes   
Italian Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Regional Studies (US, Canadian, Foreign)  Yes Yes

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy  Yes Yes
Biochemistry    Yes
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology Yes   
Bioinformatics  Yes Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biophysics  Yes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Biotechnology  Yes  
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology    Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Conservation Biology Yes   
Environmental Biology Yes   
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Genetics, General    Yes
Immunology    Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes   
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology  Yes  
Molecular Biology Yes  Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology  Yes Yes
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes Yes
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Actuarial Science  Yes  
Banking and Financial Support Services  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other  Yes  
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other  Yes  
Financial Planning and Services  Yes  
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General  Yes  
Insurance  Yes  
International Marketing  Yes  
Management Information Systems, General  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising  Yes  
Broadcast Journalism  Yes  
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric Yes   
Journalism YesYes  
Journalism, Other  Yes  
Public Relations/Image Management  Yes  
Radio and Television YesYes  

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications  Yes  
Information Science/Studies  Yes  

Education
Art Teacher Education YesYes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education  Yes  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching YesYes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Hearing Impairments YesYes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes  
Foreign Language Teacher Education YesYes  
Health Teacher Education  Yes  
International and Comparative Education  Yes  
Latin Teacher Education Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes  
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes  
Social Studies Teacher Education YesYes  
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes Yes
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other  Yes Yes
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other  Yes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General    Yes
Computer Software Engineering YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering, Other Yes   
Manufacturing Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Systems Engineering    Yes

English language and literature/letters
Creative Writing  Yes  
English Language and Literature, General YesYes Yes
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other  Yes Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
German Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician Yes   
Dental Public Health and Education (Cert, MS/MPH, PhD/DPH)  Yes  
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Endodontics/Endodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Environmental Health  Yes Yes
Genetic Counseling/Counselor  Yes  
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Yes   
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Yes   
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes Yes
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist Yes   
Maternal and Child Health  Yes Yes
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Occupational Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Pre-Dentistry Studies Yes   
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer  Yes  
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other YesYes Yes
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Yes   
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM, MCL)  Yes  
Tax Law/Taxation (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics and Statistics, Other  Yes  
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Historic Preservation and Conservation  Yes  
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience Yes  Yes
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes
Systems Science and Theory  Yes  

Personal and culinary services
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other  Yes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes
Religion/Religious Studies YesYes Yes

Physical sciences
Astronomy YesYes Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, Other Yes   
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other YesYes  
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Geophysics and Seismology Yes   
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes  
Counseling Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes  
Social Work  Yes  

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration  Yes  
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies YesYes  
Forensic Science and Technology  Yes  

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Archeology YesYes Yes
Development Economics and International Development  Yes  
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Economics, Other  Yes  
Geography YesYes Yes
International Relations and Affairs YesYes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, General  Yes  
Social Sciences, Other Yes   
Sociology YesYes Yes
Urban Studies/Affairs YesYes  

Theology and religious vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies  Yes Yes
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)   Yes 
Religious/Sacred Music  Yes  
Theology/Theological Studies  Yes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Acting Yes   
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Arts Management  Yes  
Cinematography and Film/Video Production  Yes  
Conducting  Yes Yes
Directing and Theatrical Production YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Graphic Design YesYes  
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes Yes
Music, General Yes   
Musicology and Ethnomusicology YesYes Yes
Painting YesYes  
Piano and Organ YesYes Yes
Sculpture YesYes  
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology YesYes  
Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments YesYes Yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General Yes   
Voice and Opera YesYes Yes

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2009 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.