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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 17%
10-19 Students: 37%
20-29 Students: 21%
30-39 Students: 16%
40-49 Students: 2%
50-99 Students: 6%
100 or More Students: 1%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
82%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 60%
5 Years: 67%
6 Years: 68%

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.  Architecture and related services11%
2.  Social sciences11%
3.  Visual and performing arts10%
4.  Health professions and related clinical sciences9%
5.  Education7%
6.  Engineering6%
7.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
8.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services6%
9.  Philosophy and religious studies6%
10.  Psychology6%

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
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Area Studies, Other  Yes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes  Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General YesYes  
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
International Finance Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science  Yes Yes
Information Technology Yes   

Education
Art Teacher Education  Yes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Drama and Dance Teacher Education Yes   
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Education, General YesYes  
Education, Other Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes  
French Language Teacher Education Yes   
History Teacher Education  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, GeneralYes Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

English language and literature/letters
English Language and Literature, General YesYes Yes
Speech and Rhetorical Studies    Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages, Lit & Linguistics  Yes  
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
French Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner  Yes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing  Yes  

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM, MCL)  Yes  

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
General Studies Yes   

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General Yes   

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other    Yes

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

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General Yes   
Chemistry, Other Yes   
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Clinical Psychology    Yes
Educational Psychology    Yes
Experimental Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Social Work YesYes Yes

Social sciences
American Government and Politics (United States)  Yes  
Anthropology Yes   
Economics, General Yes   
International Economics  Yes  
International Relations and Affairs  Yes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, General Yes   
Sociology YesYes Yes

Theology and religious vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies  Yes Yes
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)   Yes 
Religious Education  Yes Yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other  Yes Yes
Theology/Theological Studies  Yes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Conducting  Yes Yes
Directing and Theatrical Production  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory  Yes Yes
Music Pedagogy YesYes Yes
Music Performance, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Music, General YesYes  
Piano and Organ YesYes  
Playwriting and Screenwriting  Yes  
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism  Yes  
Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments  Yes 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.