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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 19.3 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 19%
10-19 Students: 20%
20-29 Students: 21%
30-39 Students: 11%
40-49 Students: 9%
50-99 Students: 12%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
81%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 30%
5 Years: 54%
6 Years: 60%

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.  Engineering15%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services14%
3.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences11%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences7%
5.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences6%
6.  Natural resources and conservation5%
7.  Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities5%
8.  Social sciences5%
9.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies5%
10.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies5%

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
Agricultural Business and Management, General Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes  
Agriculture, General YesYes  
Agronomy and Crop Science Yes   
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General  Yes  
Food Science Yes   
Food Science and Technology, Other  Yes  
Horticultural Science Yes   
Plant Sciences, General  Yes  
Poultry Science  Yes  
Range Science and Management YesYes  
Soil Science and Agronomy, General  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other Yes   
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies  Yes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology YesYes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biotechnology Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology, Other YesYes  
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology  Yes  
Genetics, General  Yes  
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Toxicology  Yes  
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes  

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General YesYes  

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes  
Agricultural Teacher Education  Yes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Education, General YesYes  
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching  Yes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education  Yes  
Music Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education  Yes  

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering  Yes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering Yes   
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Construction Engineering YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering Physics Yes   
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Forest Engineering YesYes  
Industrial Engineering Yes   
Manufacturing Engineering YesYes  
Materials Science  Yes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  
Nuclear Engineering YesYes  
Ocean Engineering  Yes  
Water Resources Engineering  Yes  

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management  Yes  
Apparel and Textiles, General Yes   
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes  
Housing and Human Environments, General Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  

Major Category/Major

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Yes   
Health/Medical Physics YesYes  
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene  Yes  
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other  Yes  
Public Health Education and Promotion Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  

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

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other  Yes  
Natural Sciences Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes  
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management YesYes  
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Yes   
Forest Sciences and Biology  Yes  
Forestry, General  Yes  
Natural Resources Management and Policy Yes   
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management  Yes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management  Yes  
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology YesYes  

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

Philosophy and religious studies
Ethics  Yes  
Philosophy Yes   

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General  Yes  
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other Yes   
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Hydrology and Water Resources Science  Yes  
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical  Yes  
Physics, General YesYes  
Physics, Other  Yes  
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics Yes   

Psychology
Psychology, General Yes   

Public administration and social service professions
Public Policy Analysis  Yes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Interior Design Yes   
Music, General Yes   
Visual and Performing 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.