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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 24%
10-19 Students: 37%
20-29 Students: 14%
30-39 Students: 8%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
95%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 74%
5 Years: 82%
6 Years: 84%

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 sciences16%
2.  Biological and biomedical sciences13%
3.  Psychology11%
4.  Visual and performing arts11%
5.  Health professions and related clinical sciences11%
6.  Engineering9%
7.  Physical sciences6%
8.  English language and literature/letters5%
9.  History5%
10.  Mathematics and statistics4%

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

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry  Yes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biophysics  Yes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes  
Epidemiology    Yes
Genetics, General  Yes Yes
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other    Yes
Microbiology, General  Yes  
Neuroanatomy  Yes  
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes Yes
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Toxicology  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes Yes

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes

Education
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching  Yes  
Education, General    Yes
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms  Yes  
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching  Yes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education  Yes  
French Language Teacher Education  Yes  
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education  Yes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Physics Teacher Education  Yes  
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education  Yes  
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Social Studies Teacher Education  Yes  
Spanish Language Teacher Education  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other  Yes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Engineering  Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL) Yes   
Comparative Literature  Yes  
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics Yes   
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Critical Care Nursing  Yes  
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner  Yes  
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General    Yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing, Other  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Neuroscience  Yes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies Yes   

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

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Optics/Optical Sciences YesYes Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes
Physics, Other Yes  Yes

Psychology
Clinical Psychology    Yes
Developmental and Child Psychology    Yes
Experimental Psychology YesYes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes  
Social Psychology    Yes

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Conducting  Yes  
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Jazz/Jazz Studies YesYes Yes
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes Yes
Music, General Yes   
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  Yes  
Piano and Organ  Yes Yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other  Yes  
Voice and Opera  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.