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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 34%
20-29 Students: 17%
30-39 Students: 17%
40-49 Students: 7%
50-99 Students: 7%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
93%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 56%
5 Years: 74%
6 Years: 76%

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 sciences15%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services14%
3.  Health professions and related clinical sciences9%
4.  Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities8%
5.  Psychology7%
6.  Engineering7%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences7%
8.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
9.  English language and literature/letters5%
10.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences4%

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 YesYes Yes
Agriculture, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science Yes   
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and ProductionYes    
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, GeneralYes    
Horticultural Science Yes   
Plant Sciences, General  Yes Yes

Architecture and related services
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other  Yes  
Latin American Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Animal Genetics  Yes Yes
Animal Physiology YesYes Yes
Biochemistry  Yes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Biomedical Sciences, General  Yes Yes
Biophysics Yes  Yes
Biotechnology  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology  Yes  
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology Yes   
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology  Yes Yes
Ecology Yes  Yes
Entomology    Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes   
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology  Yes  
Molecular Biology  Yes  
Pathology/Experimental Pathology YesYes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General Yes   
Business/Commerce, General  Yes Yes
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management and Services, Other  Yes  
Insurance Yes   
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Marketing, Other    Yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Real Estate Yes   

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science Yes   

Education
Curriculum and Instruction    Yes
Education, General  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General    Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes  Yes
Special Education and Teaching, General Yes  Yes
Technical Teacher Education    Yes

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, General  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering YesYes Yes
Industrial Engineering Yes   
Materials Engineering Yes   
Materials Science  Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Metallurgical Engineering  Yes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Family Systems    Yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  

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

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other Yes   
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth  Yes  
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other  Yes  
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Gene/Genetic Therapy Yes   
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Yes   
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Pre-Pharmacy Studies Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence (LLM, MCJ, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
General Studies Yes   

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies  Yes Yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Natural Resources Management and Policy    Yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies  Yes  
Philosophy YesYes  

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General Yes  Yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical  Yes Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes
Polymer Chemistry  Yes Yes

Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Yes   
Educational Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes  
Social Work  Yes Yes

Security and protective services
Security and Protective Services, Other  Yes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Acting Yes   
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Music Performance, General    Yes
Music, General YesYes  
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 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.