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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 14.5 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 15%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 23%
30-39 Students: 19%
40-49 Students: 8%
50-99 Students: 8%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
89%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 57%
5 Years: 74%
6 Years: 76%

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 services22%
2.  Communication, journalism, and related programs12%
3.  Health professions and related clinical sciences10%
4.  Social sciences10%
5.  Engineering9%
6.  Biological and biomedical sciences8%
7.  Education6%
8.  Psychology5%
9.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics4%
10.  History4%

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/Biophysics and Molecular Biology Yes   
Bioinformatics  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Biomedical Sciences, General Yes   
Physiology, General Yes   

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other Yes   
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other  Yes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Real Estate Yes   

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other  Yes  
Computer and Information Sciences, General Yes   
Information Technology Yes   

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
French Language Teacher Education Yes   
German Language Teacher Education Yes   
History Teacher Education Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Psychology Teacher Education Yes   
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Yes   
Social Science Teacher Education Yes   
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Computer Engineering, Other Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering, Other  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Manufacturing Engineering Yes   
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  

Major Category/Major

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

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Yes   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other YesYes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Physician Assistant  Yes  
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes  
History, Other Yes   

Legal professions and studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General Yes   

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Mathematics and Computer Science  Yes  
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Christian Studies  Yes  
Philosophy  Yes  
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other Yes   

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Physics, General Yes   

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General Yes   

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other  Yes  
Social Work, Other Yes   

Social sciences
Anthropology Yes   
Applied Economics  Yes  
Criminology Yes   
Economics, General Yes   
International Relations and Affairs  Yes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes  
Sociology Yes   

Theology and religious vocations
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other Yes   
Theology/Theological Studies YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 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.