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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 21%
10-19 Students: 33%
20-29 Students: 26%
30-39 Students: 11%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 4%
100 or More Students: 2%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 62%
5 Years: 73%
6 Years: 74%

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.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services23%
2.  Health professions and related clinical sciences17%
3.  Social sciences7%
4.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
5.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
6.  Engineering5%
7.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies4%
8.  Psychology4%
9.  Education4%
10.  English language and literature/letters3%

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

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy  Yes  
Biochemistry Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Epidemiology  Yes  
Microbiology, General  Yes Yes
Molecular Biology  Yes Yes
Pharmacology    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Finance, General  Yes  
Hospitality Administration/Management, General  Yes  
International Business/Trade/Commerce  Yes  
International Marketing    Yes
Organizational Behavior Studies Yes   

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

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

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Education, General Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes Yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels YesYes Yes

Engineering technologies/technicians
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician Yes   
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Yes   

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Yes   
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Yes   
Mechanical Engineering Yes   

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes  

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Bioethics/Medical Ethics    Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other Yes   
Endodontics/Endodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Yes   
Health Services Administration  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management    Yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes Yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Periodontics/Periodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Physical Therapy/Therapist YesYes Yes
Physician Assistant  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Health Law (LLM, MJ, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

Mathematics and statistics
Applied Mathematics Yes   
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Systems Science and Theory    Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Geology/Earth Science, General Yes   
Geophysics and Seismology    Yes
Physics, General Yes   

Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology Yes   
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes  
Public Policy Analysis    Yes
Social Work YesYes  

Security and protective services
Corrections Yes   

Social sciences
Economics, General Yes   
International Relations and Affairs Yes   
Political Science and Government, General Yes   
Sociology Yes   
Urban Studies/Affairs YesYes  

Theology and religious vocations
Theology/Theological Studies YesYes  

Transportation and materials moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Yes   
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Music, 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.