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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 13%
10-19 Students: 25%
20-29 Students: 31%
30-39 Students: 14%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 6%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
80%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 31%
5 Years: 54%
6 Years: 60%

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.  Health professions and related clinical sciences13%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services13%
3.  Social sciences11%
4.  Psychology8%
5.  Visual and performing arts8%
6.  Communication, journalism, and related programs7%
7.  English language and literature/letters7%
8.  Biological and biomedical sciences7%
9.  Engineering5%
10.  Education4%

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
Architectural History and Criticism, General Yes   
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African Studies Yes   
American Indian/Native American Studies  Yes  
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Latin American Studies YesYes  
Russian Studies  Yes  
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology  Yes Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Cell Biology and Anatomy  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology    Yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other  Yes Yes
Entomology  Yes  
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology    Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Molecular Biology YesYes  
Pharmacology and Toxicology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General    Yes
Toxicology    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General YesYes Yes
Construction Management  Yes  
Finance, General Yes   
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Journalism YesYes  

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Information Technology  Yes  

Education
Art Teacher Education  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General    Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes Yes
Secondary Education and Teaching Yes   
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes Yes

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Architectural Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, Other    Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Petroleum Engineering Yes   

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes  
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences  Yes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Communication Disorders, General Yes   
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling Yes   
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist Yes   
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Yes   
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Music Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Nurse Anesthetist  Yes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Occupational Therapy/Therapist YesYes Yes
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Yes   
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes  

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

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization Yes   
Behavioral Sciences YesYes Yes
Gerontology  Yes Yes
International/Global Studies  Yes  
Museology/Museum Studies  Yes  
Neuroscience    Yes
Nutrition Sciences  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General Yes   

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

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

Psychology
Clinical Child Psychology  Yes Yes
Counseling Psychology  Yes Yes
Developmental and Child Psychology Yes   
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology    Yes

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

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes 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
Dance, General Yes   
Design and Visual Communications, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
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.