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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 8.9 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 19%
10-19 Students: 39%
20-29 Students: 14%
30-39 Students: 7%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 11%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
96%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 87%
5 Years: 92%
6 Years: 93%

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.  Engineering19%
2.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences14%
3.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services13%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences12%
5.  Social sciences10%
6.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences4%
7.  Architecture and related services4%
8.  Computer and information sciences and support services3%
9.  Physical sciences3%
10.  Psychology2%

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

Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations Yes   
Agricultural Animal Breeding    Yes
Agricultural Economics  Yes Yes
Agriculture, General YesYes  
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science  Yes Yes
International Agriculture Yes   
Ornamental Horticulture  Yes Yes
Plant Sciences, General YesYes Yes

Architecture and related services
Architectural History and Criticism, General YesYes Yes
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning YesYes Yes
Environmental Design/Architecture YesYes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies YesYes  
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
Asian Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Gay/Lesbian Studies Yes   
German Studies  Yes Yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Animal Genetics  Yes Yes
Animal Physiology    Yes
Biochemistry  Yes Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biometry/Biometrics Yes  Yes
Botany/Plant Biology    Yes
Ecology    Yes
Entomology YesYes Yes
Environmental Toxicology    Yes
Evolutionary Biology    Yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology    Yes
Molecular Biology    Yes
Pharmacology    Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes Yes
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management YesYes Yes
Labor and Industrial Relations YesYes Yes
Real Estate  Yes  

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

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

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education Yes   
Education, General  Yes Yes
Mathematics Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education  Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering  Yes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering  Yes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Mechanics    Yes
Engineering Physics YesYes Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Operations Research YesYes Yes
Systems Engineering  Yes  

Major Category/Major

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Yes   
Housing and Human Environments, General  Yes  
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes  Yes
Comparative Literature YesYes Yes
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes Yes
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)    Yes

History
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology  Yes Yes
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence (LLM, MCJ, JSD/SJD)  Yes Yes
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Yes   

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation  Yes  
Medieval and Renaissance Studies    Yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Neuroscience    Yes
Nutrition Sciences  Yes Yes
Science, Technology and Society Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes Yes

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

Physical sciences
Astronomy YesYes Yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General Yes  Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Community Organization and Advocacy  Yes Yes
Public Administration  Yes  
Public Policy Analysis Yes   

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Archeology YesYes  
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Sociology YesYes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Dance, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts YesYes Yes
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Music, General Yes  Yes
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  Yes 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.