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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 15.1 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 34%
10-19 Students: 27%
20-29 Students: 15%
30-39 Students: 6%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 8%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
96%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 64%
5 Years: 86%
6 Years: 90%

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.  Social sciences20%
2.  Biological and biomedical sciences13%
3.  Engineering13%
4.  English language and literature/letters6%
5.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services5%
6.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies5%
7.  Psychology4%
8.  Visual and performing arts4%
9.  Physical sciences3%
10.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics3%

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 Economics  Yes Yes
Range Science and Management  Yes  

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies YesYes Yes
American Indian/Native American Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
Asian Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Asian-American Studies Yes   
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies YesYes  
Near and Middle Eastern Studies YesYes Yes
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry    Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biophysics    Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Endocrinology  Yes Yes
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other    Yes
Microbiology, General Yes  Yes
Toxicology YesYes Yes
Vision Science/Physiological Optics  Yes Yes

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

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Information Science/Studies  Yes  

Education
Education, General  Yes Yes
Education, Other    Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General    Yes
Special Education and Teaching, General    Yes

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering Yes   
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, Other    Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Materials Science YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Nuclear Engineering YesYes Yes
Operations Research YesYes  

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature Yes   
Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Yes   
Chinese Language and Literature YesYes  
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Comparative Literature YesYes Yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other YesYes Yes
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
German Language and Literature YesYes Yes
Italian Language and Literature YesYes Yes
Japanese Language and Literature YesYes  
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Middle/Near Eastern/Semitic Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other Yes   
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General    Yes
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Yes  Yes
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Environmental Health  Yes Yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management    Yes
Optometry (OD)   Yes 
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH) YesYes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)  Yes Yes
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Professions and Studies, Other  Yes Yes
Legal Studies, General Yes   

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies & Archaeology YesYes Yes
Cognitive Science Yes   
International/Global Studies  Yes  
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience    Yes
Nutrition Sciences YesYes  
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies YesYes Yes
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Yes   
Forestry, General  Yes  
Natural Resources/Conservation, General Yes   
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology    Yes

Philosophy and religious studies
Buddhist Studies    Yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies    Yes
Logic    Yes
Philosophy Yes  Yes
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Anthropology, Other    Yes
Demography and Population Studies  Yes Yes
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, Other YesYes Yes
Sociology YesYes Yes
Urban Studies/Affairs Yes   

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes  Yes
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Dance, General Yes   
Design and Visual Communications, General  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Music, General YesYes 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.