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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 9%
10-19 Students: 22%
20-29 Students: 32%
30-39 Students: 14%
40-49 Students: 7%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
90%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 37%
5 Years: 65%
6 Years: 69%

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.  Engineering22%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services15%
3.  Biological and biomedical sciences11%
4.  Social sciences8%
5.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences6%
6.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
7.  Education5%
8.  Psychology4%
9.  Physical sciences4%
10.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies4%

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 Extension Education Services YesYes  
Agricultural Business and Management, GeneralYes    
Agricultural Mechanization, General Yes   
Agriculture, GeneralYes    
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and ProductionYes    
Crop ProductionYes    
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science YesYes Yes
Landscaping and GroundskeepingYes    
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest ManagementYes    
Poultry Science YesYes  
Soil Science and Agronomy, General  Yes Yes
Turf and Turfgrass ManagementYesYes   

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
Environmental Design/Architecture Yes  Yes
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
German Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes  Yes
Bioinformatics  Yes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biometry/Biometrics  Yes Yes
Biotechnology  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Entomology  Yes Yes
Genetics, General  Yes Yes
Genetics, Other    Yes
Immunology  Yes Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Physiology, General  Yes Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Toxicology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications  Yes  

Education
Adult and Continuing Education Administration  Yes Yes
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes  
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services  Yes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Education, General Yes   
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities  Yes  
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation  Yes  
Educational Evaluation and Research    Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes  
French Language Teacher Education Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes Yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching YesYes  
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Sales & Marketing Oper/Marketing & Distribution Teacher Education Yes   
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Social Studies Teacher Education YesYes  
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Engineering technologies/technicians
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology Yes   

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes  
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, General YesYes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Manufacturing Engineering  Yes  
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Nuclear Engineering YesYes Yes
Operations Research  Yes Yes
Textile Sciences and Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
French Language and Literature YesYes  
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

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

History
History, General YesYes  
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration  Yes  

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other  Yes  
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes
Science, Technology and Society Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Yes   
Forestry, General  Yes Yes
Natural Resources Management and Policy YesYes  
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes Yes
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology YesYes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management YesYes Yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology  Yes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes Yes
Social Work Yes   

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

Visual and performing arts
Arts Management Yes   
Design and Visual Communications, General YesYes  
Graphic Design YesYes  
Industrial Design 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.