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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 13.9 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 15%
10-19 Students: 22%
20-29 Students: 28%
30-39 Students: 15%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
86%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 38%
5 Years: 66%
6 Years: 72%

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.  Engineering18%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services15%
3.  Engineering technologies/technicians8%
4.  Health professions and related clinical sciences8%
5.  Education7%
6.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences7%
7.  Social sciences6%
8.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences5%
9.  Psychology4%
10.  Communication, journalism, and related programs4%

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, Other  Yes  
Agricultural Economics YesYes Yes
Agricultural Mechanization, General Yes   
Agriculture, GeneralYesYes   
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science YesYes Yes

Architecture and related services
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Entomology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, OtherYes    
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management YesYes Yes
Management Information Systems and Services, OtherYes    
Operations Management and SupervisionYesYes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes Yes

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

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education Yes   
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Education, General YesYes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes Yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Trade and Industrial Teacher EducationYes    

Engineering technologies/technicians
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/TechnicianYes    
Architectural Engineering Technology/TechnicianYesYes   
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/TechnicianYesYes   
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other Yes   
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADDYesYes   
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, OtherYesYes   
Robotics Technology/TechnicianYesYes   
Surveying Technology/Surveying Yes   

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Construction Engineering Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering, Other YesYes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Nuclear Engineering YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

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

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General YesYes Yes
Linguistics  Yes Yes

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other YesYes Yes
Nursing, Other    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada]) Yes Yes 
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes Yes
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary AssistantYesYes   

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies Yes   

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

Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician Yes   

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Forestry, General YesYes Yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General Yes   
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes

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

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Visual and performing arts
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other  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.