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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 26%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 22%
30-39 Students: 6%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 8%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
91%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 61%
5 Years: 77%
6 Years: 80%

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 sciences18%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services11%
3.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies8%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences8%
5.  Psychology7%
6.  Visual and performing arts7%
7.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
8.  English language and literature/letters5%
9.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics5%
10.  Engineering4%

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
Area Studies, Other YesYes  
Asian Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Asian-American Studies Yes   
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies YesYes  
Italian Studies Yes   
Near and Middle Eastern Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Aquatic Biology/Limnology Yes   
Biochemistry Yes   
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other YesYes Yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other YesYes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography  Yes Yes
Microbiology, General Yes   
Pharmacology Yes   
Physiology, General Yes   
Zoology/Animal Biology Yes   

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

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes

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

Engineering
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Science  Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
Comparative Literature YesYes Yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other    Yes
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Yes  Yes
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Portuguese Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes Yes
History, Other Yes   

Legal professions and studies
Legal Studies, General Yes   

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
International/Global Studies YesYes  
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other  Yes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science  Yes Yes
Environmental Studies Yes   

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

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, Other Yes   
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Geophysics and Seismology YesYes  
Hydrology and Water Resources Science Yes   
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology Yes   
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
Psychology, Other  Yes Yes

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics Yes   
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes 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 Yes   
Dance, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Film/Cinema Studies YesYes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Music Theory and Composition 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.