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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 17.8 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 9%
10-19 Students: 20%
20-29 Students: 33%
30-39 Students: 17%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
81%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 29%
5 Years: 51%
6 Years: 58%

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 programs10%
3.  Social sciences9%
4.  Education8%
5.  Engineering8%
6.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
7.  Psychology6%
8.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences5%
9.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences5%
10.  Health professions and related clinical sciences5%

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, General Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes Yes
Agricultural Public Services, Other Yes   
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science Yes  Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science Yes   
Plant Sciences, Other  Yes  
Soil Science and Agronomy, General    Yes

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Latin American Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy    Yes
Biochemistry    Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biotechnology Yes   
Entomology  Yes Yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology    Yes
Molecular Pharmacology    Yes
Physiology, General    Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Plant Physiology    Yes
Toxicology  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General YesYes Yes
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Yes   
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

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

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

Education
Art Teacher Education YesYes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching YesYes  
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other  Yes Yes
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other    Yes
Educational Evaluation and Research    Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
Health Teacher Education Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes  
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching YesYes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes   
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Yes   
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other YesYes  
Technical Teacher Education Yes   

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering  Yes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Manufacturing Engineering  Yes  
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Mining and Mineral Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General Yes   
Consumer Economics Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes  
Human Development and Family Studies, General  Yes  

Major Category/Major

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist YesYes  
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management YesYes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist YesYes Yes
Physician Assistant  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician  Yes  
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other    Yes
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes Yes
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Gerontology    Yes
Historic Preservation and Conservation  Yes  
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Nutrition Sciences  Yes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Forest Sciences and Biology YesYes  
Natural Resources/Conservation, General Yes   

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

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes

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

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes Yes
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Experimental Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General Yes   

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

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
International Relations and Affairs  Yes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, General Yes   
Sociology YesYes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Arts Management Yes   
Design and Applied Arts, Other  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Interior Design Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory YesYes Yes
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music, General    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.