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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 18.9 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 12%
10-19 Students: 23%
20-29 Students: 26%
30-39 Students: 7%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 14%
100 or More Students: 13%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
90%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 43%
5 Years: 73%
6 Years: 79%

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 sciences19%
3.  Psychology10%
4.  Engineering9%
5.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences7%
6.  Communication, journalism, and related programs5%
7.  Visual and performing arts5%
8.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics4%
9.  English language and literature/letters4%
10.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences3%

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 Yes
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other YesYes Yes
Agriculture, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science Yes   
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Animal Sciences, Other YesYes  
Food Science YesYes Yes
International Agriculture YesYes  
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management  Yes  
Plant Sciences, Other  Yes  
Soil Science and Agronomy, General  Yes Yes
Soil Sciences, Other  Yes Yes

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning YesYes  
Environmental Design/Architecture Yes   
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) Yes   

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Animal Behavior and Ethology    Yes
Biochemistry Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biophysics    Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Biotechnology Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Cell Physiology  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology YesYes Yes
Ecology  Yes Yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other Yes   
Entomology YesYes Yes
Environmental Toxicology Yes   
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Exercise Physiology YesYes  
Genetics, General YesYes Yes
Immunology  Yes Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Molecular Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology Yes   
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes Yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General    Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Population Biology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes  

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

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes

Education
Education, General  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General    Yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels  Yes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other    Yes

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

Major Category/Major

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

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Comparative Literature Yes  Yes
French Language and Literature Yes  Yes
German Language and Literature YesYes  
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Pre-Veterinary Studies Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Professions and Studies, Other  Yes  
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM, MCL)  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies & Archaeology Yes   
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience  Yes Yes
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other Yes   
Natural Resources/Conservation, General Yes   
Urban Forestry Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes  
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Hydrology and Water Resources Science YesYes Yes
Physical Sciences, Other Yes   
Physics, General YesYes Yes
Physics, Other Yes   

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Security and protective services
Forensic Science and Technology  Yes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General  Yes  
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other  Yes  
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Music, General YesYes Yes
Visual and Performing Arts, 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.