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Faculty and Class Size

% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 15%
10-19 Students: 28%
20-29 Students: 27%
30-39 Students: 9%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
88%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 32%
5 Years: 56%
6 Years: 61%

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 sciences12%
2.  Engineering10%
3.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services9%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences8%
5.  Psychology7%
6.  English language and literature/letters7%
7.  Visual and performing arts6%
8.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
9.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies5%
10.  Health professions and related clinical 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
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations Yes   
Agricultural Business and Management, Other Yes   
Agricultural Economics  Yes Yes
Agriculture, General YesYes  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production Yes   
Crop Production Yes   
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science Yes   
Plant Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Soil Science and Agronomy, General  Yes Yes

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
American Indian/Native American Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other  Yes Yes
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biophysics  Yes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Botany/Plant Biology, Other YesYes Yes
Cell Physiology  Yes  
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology Yes   
Ecology YesYes Yes
Entomology  Yes Yes
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Yes   
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other  Yes Yes
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General Yes   
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting Yes   
Accounting and Related Services, Other  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other  Yes  
Fashion Merchandising Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General YesYes  
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Labor and Industrial Relations YesYes Yes
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   
Retailing and Retail Operations Yes   
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Yes   
Taxation  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other YesYes Yes
Journalism Yes   
Journalism, Other  Yes  
Mass Communication/Media Studies  Yes Yes

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General    Yes
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Yes   

Construction trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other Yes   

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes  
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes  
Business Teacher Education YesYes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Education, General  Yes Yes
Education, Other YesYes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education  Yes  
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching YesYes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other  Yes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other  Yes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  
Technical Teacher Education Yes   

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Geological/Geophysical Engineering YesYes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Systems Engineering  Yes  
Water Resources Engineering    Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
  Yes Yes
Apparel and Textiles, General Yes   
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other YesYes Yes
Housing and Human Environments, General Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Comparative Literature Yes  Yes
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other YesYes  
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General Yes   
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
German Language and Literature Yes  Yes
Hebrew Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes  
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other  Yes  
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Yes   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Communication Disorders, General  Yes Yes
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Yes   
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Environmental Health  Yes Yes
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other  Yes Yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Music Therapy/Therapist Yes   
Nursing, Other  Yes Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)    Yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other  Yes Yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Public Health Education and Promotion  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Public Health, Other  Yes  
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other  Yes Yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Yes   
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD) YesYes Yes

History
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology  Yes Yes
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
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization Yes   
Mathematics and Computer Science  Yes Yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience Yes  Yes
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management YesYes Yes
Forestry, Other Yes   
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other  Yes Yes
Natural Resources Management and Policy  Yes Yes
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other Yes   
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management  Yes Yes

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

Personal and culinary services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General Yes   

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

Physical sciences
Astrophysics YesYes Yes
Atomic/Molecular Physics    Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Geophysics and Seismology YesYes Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology YesYes Yes
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Science technologies/technicians
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other  Yes  

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Applied Economics YesYes Yes
Archeology    Yes
Criminology Yes   
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics Yes   
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
International Relations and Affairs Yes   
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Sociology YesYes Yes
Urban Studies/Affairs Yes   

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Dance, General Yes   
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Fashion/Apparel Design Yes   
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other Yes   
Interior Design Yes   
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.