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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16.2 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 20%
20-29 Students: 39%
30-39 Students: 18%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 5%
100 or More Students: 3%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 30%
5 Years: 55%
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.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services18%
2.  Social sciences12%
3.  Psychology10%
4.  Communication, journalism, and related programs10%
5.  Engineering8%
6.  Health professions and related clinical sciences5%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
8.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences5%
9.  English language and literature/letters4%
10.  Visual and performing arts4%

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  Yes  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Food Science YesYes  
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management  Yes  
Plant Sciences, General YesYes  

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Ecology  Yes  
Epidemiology  Yes  
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology  Yes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General Yes   
Business/Managerial Economics YesYes  
Finance, General Yes   
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General YesYes  
Logistics and Materials Management Yes   
Management Science, General  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising Yes   
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes  
Journalism Yes   
Journalism, Other Yes   
Public Relations/Image Management Yes   
Radio and Television Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes  

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes  
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Education, General  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General Yes   
Technical Teacher Education YesYes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes  
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering  Yes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering Science YesYes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Materials Engineering YesYes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  
Nuclear Engineering YesYes  
Polymer/Plastics Engineering  Yes  

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Consumer Economics YesYes  
Family Systems Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes  
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  

Major Category/Major

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
French Language and Literature YesYes  
German Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences YesYes  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist  Yes  
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist YesYes  
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other  Yes  
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Occupational Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Public Health, Other  Yes  
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  

History
History, General YesYes  

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes  
Statistics, General YesYes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Systems Science and Theory  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Forestry, General YesYes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management YesYes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General  Yes  
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management YesYes  
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes  
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Educational Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes  

Public administration and social service professions
Community Organization and Advocacy Yes   
Public Administration YesYes  
Social Work YesYes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Commercial and Advertising Art Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Interior Design Yes   
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.