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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 24%
10-19 Students: 30%
20-29 Students: 16%
30-39 Students: 6%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 10%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
97%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 65%
5 Years: 87%
6 Years: 89%

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 sciences28%
2.  Biological and biomedical sciences14%
3.  Psychology11%
4.  History8%
5.  English language and literature/letters6%
6.  Engineering6%
7.  Visual and performing arts5%
8.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies5%
9.  Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies4%
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

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African Studies  Yes  
African-American/Black Studies YesYes  
American Indian/Native American Studies YesYes  
Area Studies, Other Yes   
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other Yes   
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Asian-American Studies YesYes  
East Asian Studies YesYes  
European Studies/Civilization Yes   
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies YesYes  
Russian Studies Yes   
Southeast Asian Studies Yes   
Women's Studies YesYes Yes

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Other  Yes Yes
Biophysics YesYes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Ecology Yes   
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Human/Medical Genetics  Yes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes   
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other YesYes Yes
Molecular Biochemistry  Yes Yes
Molecular Biology    Yes
Molecular Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Molecular Physiology    Yes
Molecular Toxicology    Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology  Yes Yes
Pathology/Experimental Pathology    Yes
Physiology, General YesYes Yes

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

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

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

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

English language and literature/letters
American Literature (United States) Yes   
English Language and Literature, General YesYes Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature Yes   
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General  Yes Yes
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other Yes   
Comparative Literature YesYes Yes
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other  Yes Yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Yes  Yes
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
German Language and Literature Yes   
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General    Yes
Italian Language and Literature YesYes Yes
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Korean Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistic/Comparative/Related Language Studies & Services, Other Yes  Yes
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Middle/Near Eastern/Semitic Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other  Yes Yes
Portuguese Language and Literature YesYes  
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General    Yes
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Environmental Health  Yes Yes
Health Services Administration  Yes Yes
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nursing, Other YesYes Yes
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Public Health, Other  Yes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Library science
Library Science, Other  Yes Yes

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies & Archaeology Yes   
Cognitive Science Yes   
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience Yes  Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes  Yes

Philosophy and religious studies
Islamic Studies  Yes Yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies Yes   
Philosophy YesYes Yes
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology Yes   
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Dance, General  Yes  
Design and Applied Arts, Other YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Film/Cinema Studies YesYes Yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory Yes   
Music, General YesYes Yes
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 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.