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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 12.6 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 20%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 24%
30-39 Students: 10%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 11%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
83%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 20%
5 Years: 39%
6 Years: 51%

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.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services13%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs8%
4.  Engineering7%
5.  Health professions and related clinical sciences7%
6.  Visual and performing arts6%
7.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies5%
8.  Psychology5%
9.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences5%
10.  Biological and biomedical 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

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Near and Middle Eastern Studies    Yes
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy  Yes Yes
Biochemistry  Yes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes  
Biotechnology  Yes  
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology Yes   
Human/Medical Genetics    Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology    Yes
Oncology and Cancer Biology  Yes Yes
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Commerce, General  Yes  
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Finance, General YesYes  
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

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

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

Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes Yes
Social Science Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes Yes
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other  Yes Yes

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Geological/Geophysical Engineering Yes   
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Metallurgical Engineering YesYes Yes
Mining and Mineral Engineering YesYes  
Nuclear Engineering  Yes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Consumer Economics Yes   
Family and Community Services  Yes  
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General  Yes  
Human Development and Family Studies, General Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature Yes  Yes
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General  Yes Yes
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Hebrew Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes  
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Yes   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist YesYes  
Genetic Counseling/Counselor  Yes  
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician  Yes Yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes Yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Physician Assistant  Yes  
Public Health Education and Promotion YesYes Yes
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Gerontology  Yes  
International/Global Studies Yes   
Mathematics and Computer Science  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General Yes   
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes Yes
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies YesYes Yes

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other  Yes  
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Geophysics and Seismology YesYes Yes
Meteorology YesYes Yes
Physical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics  Yes  
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, General Yes   
Sociology YesYes Yes
Urban Studies/Affairs YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Ballet YesYes  
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Film/Cinema Studies YesYes  
Music, General YesYes Yes
Visual and Performing Arts, 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.