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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 15.2 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 12%
10-19 Students: 34%
20-29 Students: 25%
30-39 Students: 7%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 8%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
96%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 70%
5 Years: 85%
6 Years: 88%

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.  Social sciences18%
2.  Engineering15%
3.  Psychology11%
4.  Visual and performing arts6%
5.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services6%
6.  English language and literature/letters6%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
8.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics5%
9.  History4%
10.  Health professions and related clinical sciences3%

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
East Asian Studies  Yes  
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Near and Middle Eastern Studies YesYes  
Russian Studies YesYes  
Southeast Asian Studies  Yes  
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes  
Bioinformatics  Yes  
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biophysics YesYes  
Biostatistics  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology Yes   
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology YesYes  
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Ecology YesYes  
Epidemiology  Yes  
Human/Medical Genetics  Yes  
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Molecular Biology  Yes  
Pharmacology  Yes  
Toxicology  Yes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Organizational Behavior Studies Yes   

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

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

Education
Education, General  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes   
Secondary Education and Teaching Yes   

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, General YesYes  
Engineering, Other  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Geological/Geophysical Engineering Yes   
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Manufacturing Engineering  Yes  
Materials Science YesYes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering YesYes  
Nuclear Engineering YesYes  
Polymer/Plastics Engineering  Yes  
Structural Engineering  Yes  
Systems Engineering  Yes  

English language and literature/letters
Creative Writing YesYes  
English Language and Literature, General  Yes  
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature YesYes  
Arabic Language and Literature  Yes  
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
Comparative Literature Yes   
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other  Yes  
French Language and Literature YesYes  
German Language and Literature Yes   
Hebrew Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature YesYes  
Linguistics Yes   
Middle/Near Eastern/Semitic Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other YesYes  
Modern Greek Language and Literature Yes   
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes  
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other  Yes  
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist YesYes  
Environmental Health  Yes  
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing, Other  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Periodontics/Periodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD) YesYes  
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Public Health Education and Promotion  Yes  
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing  Yes  

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes  

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies & Archaeology Yes   
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Neuroscience YesYes  
Nutrition Sciences  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Natural Resources Management and Policy  Yes  
Natural Resources/Conservation, General  Yes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes  
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies YesYes  
Philosophy YesYes  

Physical sciences
Astronomy YesYes  
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes  
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other Yes   
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical Yes   
Physics, General YesYes  
Physics, Other  Yes  
Polymer Chemistry  Yes  

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes  
Psychology, Other Yes   

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

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Conducting  Yes  
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Drawing Yes   
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Yes   
Graphic Design Yes   
Industrial Design Yes   
Jazz/Jazz Studies Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory YesYes  
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Music, General Yes   
Music, Other Yes   
Piano and Organ  Yes  
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 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.