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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 6.7 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 40%
10-19 Students: 35%
20-29 Students: 11%
30-39 Students: 4%
40-49 Students: 3%
50-99 Students: 4%
100 or More Students: 3%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
97%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 86%
5 Years: 93%
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.  Communication, journalism, and related programs20%
2.  Social sciences17%
3.  Engineering15%
4.  Visual and performing arts10%
5.  Psychology8%
6.  History5%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
8.  English language and literature/letters3%
9.  Mathematics and statistics2%
10.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics2%

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
European Studies/Civilization Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biotechnology  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology, Other  Yes  
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other    Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology  Yes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting and Related Services, Other  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes  
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other  Yes  
Business/Commerce, General  Yes  
Business/Managerial Economics    Yes
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce  Yes  
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies  Yes  
Finance, General  Yes Yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General  Yes  
International Business/Trade/Commerce  Yes  
Management Science, General  Yes  
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General  Yes Yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management  Yes  
Operations Management and Supervision  Yes  
Organizational Behavior Studies YesYes Yes
Real Estate  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other YesYes  
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes Yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other  Yes  
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia    Yes
Journalism YesYes  
Radio and Television YesYes Yes

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General Yes   
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Information Science/Studies YesYes  

Education
Education, Other  Yes Yes
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities  Yes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Secondary Education and Teaching Yes   
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other  Yes  
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician  Yes  

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

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other    Yes

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist    Yes
Communication Disorders, General YesYes Yes
Genetic Counseling/Counselor  Yes  
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling  Yes  
Medical Informatics  Yes  
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes Yes

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)    Yes
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Professions and Studies, Other  Yes  
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes  
Legal Studies, General  Yes  
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM, MCL)  Yes  
Tax Law/Taxation (LLM, JSD/SJD)  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
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Neuroscience    Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management  Yes  

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

Physical sciences
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other  Yes Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Physics, General Yes   

Psychology
Clinical Psychology    Yes
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Yes   
Counseling Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
Psychology, Other Yes   

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

Science technologies/technicians
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other  Yes  

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

Theology and religious vocations
Religious/Sacred Music    Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Conducting  Yes Yes
Dance, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Jazz/Jazz Studies Yes   
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes Yes
Music, General Yes  Yes
Music, Other YesYes  
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  Yes  
Piano and Organ YesYes Yes
Playwriting and Screenwriting  Yes  
Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments YesYes Yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General Yes   
Voice and Opera YesYes 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.