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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 15.6 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 23%
20-29 Students: 27%
30-39 Students: 13%
40-49 Students: 7%
50-99 Students: 11%
100 or More Students: 8%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 34%
5 Years: 63%
6 Years: 67%

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 services21%
2.  Engineering17%
3.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences8%
4.  Visual and performing arts8%
5.  Social sciences5%
6.  Education5%
7.  Communication, journalism, and related programs5%
8.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
9.  Psychology4%
10.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies3%

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 and Horticultural Plant Breeding  Yes Yes
Agricultural Animal Breeding  Yes Yes
Agricultural Economics  Yes  
Agricultural Mechanization, General Yes   
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes  
Animal Nutrition    Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Crop Production    Yes
Dairy Science Yes   
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management YesYes  
Food Science Yes   
Food Science and Technology, Other  Yes Yes
Horticultural Science YesYes Yes
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management Yes   
Soil Science and Agronomy, General  Yes Yes

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning YesYes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Russian Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Animal Physiology  Yes  
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Bioinformatics  Yes Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biophysics YesYes Yes
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Ecology YesYes  
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other  Yes Yes
Entomology YesYes Yes
Genetics, General YesYes Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Physiology, General    Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Plant Physiology  Yes Yes
Toxicology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology Yes  Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General YesYes Yes
Labor and Industrial Relations  Yes  
Logistics and Materials Management Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   
Transportation/Transportation Management  Yes  

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Computer and Information Systems Security  Yes  

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Education, General  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Health Teacher Education Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes Yes
Mathematics Teacher Education  Yes  
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education YesYes Yes

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Construction Engineering Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Mechanics  Yes Yes
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Systems Engineering  Yes  

Major Category/Major

English language and literature/letters
Creative Writing  Yes  
English Language and Literature, General YesYes  
Speech and Rhetorical Studies YesYes  
Technical and Business Writing Yes   

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General  Yes Yes
Family and Community Services Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General  Yes  
Family Resource Management Studies, General Yes   
Housing and Human Environments, General Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General  Yes Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator Yes   
Veterinary Anatomy (Cert, MS, PhD)    Yes
Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Other (Cert, MS PhD)  Yes  
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Veterinary Preventive Med Epidemiology/Public Hlth (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience    Yes
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes Yes
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management  Yes  
Forest Sciences and Biology YesYes Yes
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other    Yes
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other  Yes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management  Yes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes Yes

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

Physical sciences
Analytical Chemistry  Yes Yes
Astrophysics  Yes  
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Inorganic Chemistry    Yes
Meteorology YesYes Yes
Nuclear Physics    Yes
Organic Chemistry  Yes Yes
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry  Yes Yes
Physics, General Yes  Yes
Physics, Other  Yes Yes

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration YesYes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Fashion/Apparel Design Yes   
Graphic Design YesYes  
Interior Design YesYes  
Music, General Yes   
Visual and Performing Arts, General 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.