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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 15.1 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 14%
10-19 Students: 35%
20-29 Students: 29%
30-39 Students: 8%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 6%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
83%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 40%
5 Years: 63%
6 Years: 66%

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 services18%
2.  Communication, journalism, and related programs11%
3.  Social sciences10%
4.  Psychology8%
5.  Visual and performing arts7%
6.  Health professions and related clinical sciences7%
7.  English language and literature/letters5%
8.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies5%
9.  Engineering5%
10.  Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities3%

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
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Asian Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Women's Studies Yes  Yes

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Cell Biology and Anatomy    Yes
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Genetics, General    Yes
Immunology    Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Molecular Biology    Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology    Yes
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General    Yes
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes Yes
Finance, General Yes   
Labor and Industrial Relations Yes   
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other Yes   
Marketing, Other Yes   

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

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

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Education, General  Yes Yes
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes Yes

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General  Yes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Yes   
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
Comparative Literature YesYes Yes
French Language and Literature Yes  Yes
German Language and Literature YesYes  
Latin Language and Literature  Yes  
Linguistic/Comparative/Related Language Studies & Services, Other    Yes
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Portuguese Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Dental Public Health and Education (Cert, MS/MPH, PhD/DPH)  Yes  
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Environmental Health  Yes Yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Health Services Administration  Yes Yes
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other  Yes Yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Physician Assistant  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer Yes   

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Comparative Law (LLM, MCL, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization Yes   
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other YesYes Yes
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes Yes
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies YesYes  

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

Physical sciences
Astronomy YesYes  
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Social Work YesYes Yes

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
Political Science and Government, General Yes  Yes
Sociology YesYes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Cinematography and Film/Video Production  Yes  
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Film/Cinema Studies YesYes 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.