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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 15.1 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 17%
10-19 Students: 33%
20-29 Students: 22%
30-39 Students: 17%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 4%
100 or More Students: 2%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
87%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 57%
5 Years: 68%
6 Years: 70%

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.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services32%
2.  Health professions and related clinical sciences15%
3.  Education8%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences8%
5.  Communication, journalism, and related programs7%
6.  Social sciences6%
7.  Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities6%
8.  Psychology5%
9.  Visual and performing arts3%
10.  Computer and information sciences and support services3%

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology  Yes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Accounting and Related Services, Other Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes  
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other Yes   
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General YesYes  
Business/Corporate Communications Yes   
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Information Resources Management/CIO Training  Yes  
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Investments and Securities Yes   
Logistics and Materials Management Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing, Other Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management YesYes  
Taxation  Yes  

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science Yes   
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other Yes   
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design YesYes  

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction    Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching  Yes  
Education, General Yes   
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Social Studies Teacher Education Yes   
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels YesYes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other  Yes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other Yes   
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General Yes   
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Bioethics/Medical Ethics  Yes Yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist  Yes  
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling  Yes  
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management YesYes  
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Yes   
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling  Yes  
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Music Therapy/Therapist Yes   
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing, Other  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes  Yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other Yes   
Physical Therapy/Therapist Yes  Yes
Physician Assistant YesYes  
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other    Yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  

History
History, General YesYes  

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM, MCL)  Yes  

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other YesYes  
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General Yes   

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Mathematics and Computer Science  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Ethics  Yes  
Philosophy YesYes Yes

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Physics, General Yes   

Psychology
Clinical Psychology    Yes
Developmental and Child Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes  
School Psychology    Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Policy Analysis  Yes  

Security and protective services
Forensic Science and Technology YesYes  

Social sciences
Economics, General Yes   
International Relations and Affairs Yes   
Political Science and Government, General Yes   
Sociology Yes   

Theology and religious vocations
Pastoral Studies/Counseling  Yes  
Religious Education  Yes  
Religious/Sacred Music  Yes  
Theology/Theological Studies YesYes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music Theory and Composition  Yes  
Music, Other YesYes  

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.