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Professional Degree:
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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 18.3 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 25%
20-29 Students: 26%
30-39 Students: 13%
40-49 Students: 11%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 30%
5 Years: 54%
6 Years: 60%

Special Study Options

Accelerated program
Distance Learning
Double major
Dual enrollment
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Honors Program
Independent study
  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 services29%
2.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences9%
3.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences8%
4.  Education8%
5.  Engineering7%
6.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
7.  Social sciences5%
8.  Communication, journalism, and related programs5%
9.  Psychology4%
10.  Engineering technologies/technicians3%

Required Courses

Arts/Fine Arts
Computer Literacy
English (Including Composition)
Foreign Languages
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


Major Category/Major

Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
Agricultural Animal Breeding    Yes
Agricultural Business and Management, General Yes   
Agricultural Communication/Journalism YesYes  
Agricultural Economics YesYes Yes
Agricultural Public Services, Other Yes   
Agriculture, General  Yes  
Agronomy and Crop Science    Yes
Animal Nutrition    Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science Yes   
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Yes   
Soil Science and Agronomy, General YesYes  
Soil Sciences, Other    Yes

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biomedical Sciences, General Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology Yes   
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other Yes   
Ecology YesYes Yes
Entomology YesYes Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Physiology, General Yes   
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology    Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Managerial Economics YesYes  
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other  Yes  
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General YesYes  
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Journalism Yes   
Mass Communication/Media Studies  Yes  

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

Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Education, General Yes  Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration    Yes
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes   
Secondary Education and Teaching Yes   
Technical Teacher Education Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Yes   
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician Yes   
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Yes   

Major Category/Major

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Yes   
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Architectural Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering, Other  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General  Yes Yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes  
Housing and Human Environments, General YesYes  
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Pre-Veterinary Studies Yes   
Public Health Education and Promotion Yes   
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes Yes

History, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
International/Global Studies  Yes  
Natural Sciences  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes Yes
Forestry, General YesYes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General  Yes Yes
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies YesYes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes  

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Optics/Optical Sciences    Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology  Yes Yes

Security and protective services
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician Yes   
Fire Services Administration  Yes  

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

Transportation and materials moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General Yes   

Visual and performing arts
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Music, 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.