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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 18.5 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 16%
10-19 Students: 27%
20-29 Students: 23%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
89%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 52%
5 Years: 70%
6 Years: 73%

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 services16%
2.  Social sciences11%
3.  Health professions and related clinical sciences9%
4.  Psychology9%
5.  Engineering7%
6.  English language and literature/letters7%
7.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
8.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
9.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies6%
10.  Visual and performing arts4%

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
Animal Sciences, GeneralYesYesYes Yes
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, GeneralYes    
Dairy Science Yes   
Horticultural Science Yes   
Soil Science and Agronomy, General Yes   

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
European Studies/Civilization Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Genetics, General  Yes Yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology YesYes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General Yes   
Business/Commerce, GeneralYes Yes  
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Yes   
Information Resources Management/CIO Training  Yes  

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

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

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching  Yes  
Education, Other  Yes Yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Civil Engineering Technology/TechnicianYes    

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

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Foodservice Systems Administration/ManagementYes    
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  

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

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other YesYes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Yes   
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Occupational Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Nutrition Sciences YesYes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes  Yes
Environmental Studies  Yes Yes
Forest Technology/TechnicianYes    
Forestry, General Yes   
Natural Resource Economics Yes   
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other Yes   
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management YesYes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Hydrology and Water Resources Science  Yes  
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Community Organization and AdvocacyYes    
Public Administration  Yes  
Social Work YesYes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Music, General YesYes  
Painting  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.