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Degrees Offered

Associate's Degree:
Bachelor's Degree:
Master's Degree:
Professional Degree:
Doctoral Degree:

Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 9.4 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 22%
10-19 Students: 66%
20-29 Students: 9%
30-39 Students: 2%
40-49 Students: 0%
50-99 Students: 0%
100 or More Students: 0%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 47%
5 Years: 58%
6 Years: 61%

Special Study Options

Accelerated program
Distance Learning
Double major
Dual enrollment
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Honors Program
Independent study
Student-designed major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College

Most Popular Degrees

Major Category

% of Bachelor's Degrees

1.  Visual and performing arts58%
2.  Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities36%
3.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services5%
4.  Architecture and related services1%

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

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)  Yes  
Environmental Design/Architecture Yes   

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Fashion MerchandisingYes    
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General YesYes  
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management  Yes  

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

English language and literature/letters
Creative Writing  Yes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  

History, General  Yes  

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

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy  Yes Yes

Clinical Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General  Yes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes  
Public Policy Analysis    Yes

Social sciences
Anthropology  Yes Yes
Economics, General  Yes Yes
International Relations and Affairs  Yes  
Political Science and Government, General  Yes Yes
Sociology  Yes Yes

Major Category/Major

Visual and performing arts
Acting  Yes  
Art History, Criticism and Conservation  Yes  
Design and Applied Arts, Other YesYes  
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Directing and Theatrical Production  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fashion/Apparel DesignYesYes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Graphic DesignYes    
Illustration Yes   
Industrial Design Yes   
Interior DesignYesYesYes  
Jazz/Jazz Studies Yes   
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Photography YesYes  
Playwriting and Screenwriting  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.