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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16.7 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 13%
10-19 Students: 25%
20-29 Students: 26%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 9%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
93%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 63%
5 Years: 80%
6 Years: 82%

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.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services15%
2.  Engineering14%
3.  Social sciences10%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences8%
5.  English language and literature/letters7%
6.  Psychology7%
7.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences5%
8.  Communication, journalism, and related programs4%
9.  Education4%
10.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies4%

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 Communication/Journalism Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes Yes
Agricultural Mechanization, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science Yes   

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African Studies  Yes  
Area Studies, Other Yes   
Asian Studies/Civilization  Yes  
East Asian Studies Yes  Yes
Latin American Studies Yes   
Russian Studies YesYes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Bioinformatics  Yes  
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biophysics    Yes
Botany/Plant Biology  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology Yes   
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology Yes  Yes
Ecology Yes   
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other    Yes
Entomology  Yes Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Physiology, General YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes Yes
Actuarial Science Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other Yes   
Finance, General YesYes Yes
Labor and Industrial Relations  Yes Yes
Logistics and Materials Management Yes   
Marketing, Other Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising YesYes  
Broadcast Journalism Yes   
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric    Yes
Journalism YesYes  
Mass Communication/Media Studies Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education  Yes  
Art Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Chemistry Teacher Education  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction    Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes Yes
French Language Teacher Education Yes   
German Language Teacher Education Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education  Yes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes Yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes Yes
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  
Technical Teacher Education  Yes Yes

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes 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 Mechanics YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, General YesYes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes Yes
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Materials Science YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Nuclear Engineering YesYes Yes
Systems Engineering  Yes Yes

Major Category/Major

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

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

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Community Health and Preventive Medicine YesYes Yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other  Yes  
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes 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 

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

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes Yes

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Mathematics and Computer Science Yes   
Neuroscience    Yes
Nutrition Sciences  Yes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes Yes

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes Yes
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies YesYes Yes

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

Physical sciences
Astronomy Yes   
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology YesYes  
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Community Organization and Advocacy  Yes Yes
Social Work  Yes Yes

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Economics, Other 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
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry Yes   
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General  Yes  
Graphic Design Yes   
Industrial Design Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory Yes   
Music Performance, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition Yes   
Music, General YesYes Yes
Musicology and Ethnomusicology    Yes
Painting Yes   
Photography Yes   
Sculpture Yes   
Voice and Opera 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.