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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 17.8 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 14%
10-19 Students: 22%
20-29 Students: 28%
30-39 Students: 13%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 8%
100 or More Students: 9%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
86%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 51%
5 Years: 67%
6 Years: 69%

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 services17%
2.  Social sciences12%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs8%
4.  Psychology8%
5.  Biological and biomedical sciences7%
6.  Health professions and related clinical sciences6%
7.  Engineering5%
8.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies4%
9.  English language and literature/letters4%
10.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related 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  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, OtherYes    
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, GeneralYes    
Crop ProductionYes    
Equestrian/Equine StudiesYes    
Food Science YesYes  
Landscaping and GroundskeepingYes    
Plant Sciences, General YesYes  
Turf and Turfgrass ManagementYes    

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
Near and Middle Eastern Studies Yes   
Russian Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology YesYes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology  Yes  
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology  Yes  
Entomology  Yes  
Evolutionary Biology  Yes  
Exercise Physiology YesYes  
Microbiology, General YesYes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General YesYes  
Labor and Industrial Relations  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes  

Education
Education, General  Yes  
Music Teacher Education  Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

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

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Family Resource Management Studies, General Yes   
Human Nutrition Yes   

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

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Communication Disorders, General YesYes  
Nursing, Other Yes   
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Pre-Veterinary Studies Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH) YesYes  

History
History, General YesYes  

Legal professions and studies
Legal Studies, General Yes   

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

Mathematics and statistics
Applied Mathematics  Yes  
Mathematics, General YesYes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Neuroscience  Yes  
Nutrition Sciences  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Forestry, General YesYes  
Natural Resources Management and Policy Yes   
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management YesYes  
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management YesYes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies Yes   
Philosophy Yes   

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

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes  

Public administration and social service professions
Public Policy Analysis  Yes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Dance, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Interior Design  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.