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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 10.8 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 28%
30-39 Students: 11%
40-49 Students: 9%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
93%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 51%
5 Years: 73%
6 Years: 77%

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 sciences19%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services11%
3.  Biological and biomedical sciences10%
4.  Engineering9%
5.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
6.  Psychology5%
7.  English language and literature/letters5%
8.  Visual and performing arts5%
9.  Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies4%
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

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American Indian/Native American Studies Yes   
Area Studies, Other YesYes  
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Canadian Studies Yes   
Chinese Studies  Yes  
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other Yes   
European Studies/Civilization Yes   
French Studies  Yes Yes
German Studies Yes   
Italian Studies  Yes  
Japanese Studies  Yes  
Korean Studies  Yes  
Latin American Studies YesYes  
Near and Middle Eastern Studies  Yes Yes
Russian Studies  Yes  
Scandinavian Studies YesYes  
South Asian Studies  Yes  
Women's Studies Yes  Yes

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes  Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Biotechnology    Yes
Botany/Plant Biology Yes   
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other YesYes Yes
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Genetics, General    Yes
Genetics, Other  Yes Yes
Human/Medical Genetics  Yes  
Immunology    Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology Yes  Yes
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes Yes
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General Yes   
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other  Yes Yes
Structural Biology    Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Auditing  Yes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Construction Management YesYes  
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes Yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia  Yes  
Journalism Yes   

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

Education
Biology Teacher Education  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Education, General  Yes Yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering, Other Yes   
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Manufacturing Engineering  Yes  
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Housing and Human Environments, General    Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages, Lit & Linguistics Yes   
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Comparative Literature YesYes Yes
Danish Language and Literature Yes   
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
French Language and Literature Yes   
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Korean Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Middle/Near Eastern/Semitic Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other YesYes  
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Yes   
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   
Swedish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other  Yes  
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Endodontics/Endodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Environmental Health YesYes Yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Yes   
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
International Public Health/International Health  Yes  
Medical Informatics  Yes Yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)    Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes Yes
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene  Yes Yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Orthotist/Prosthetist Yes   
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Periodontics/Periodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)    Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other  Yes Yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Physician Assistant Yes   
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes
Public Health, Other  Yes Yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other  Yes  

Major Category/Major

History
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Yes   
History, General YesYes Yes
History, Other Yes   

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes Yes
Legal Studies, General Yes   
Tax Law/Taxation (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  

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

Library science
Library Science, Other  Yes  
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Museology/Museum Studies  Yes  
Nutrition Sciences  Yes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies Yes   
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management YesYes Yes
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management  Yes  
Forestry, General  Yes Yes
Forestry, Other  Yes  
Urban Forestry Yes   
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management Yes   

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

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

Psychology
Clinical Psychology    Yes
Educational Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Security and protective services
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other Yes   

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

Visual and performing arts
Acting  Yes  
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics Yes   
Conducting  Yes Yes
Dance, General YesYes  
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts Yes   
Graphic Design Yes   
Industrial Design Yes   
Jazz/Jazz Studies Yes   
Metal and Jewelry Arts Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory  Yes  
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition    Yes
Music, General Yes   
Music, Other  Yes  
Musicology and Ethnomusicology YesYes  
Painting Yes   
Photography Yes   
Piano and Organ YesYes Yes
Sculpture Yes   
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology  Yes  
Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments Yes   
Visual and Performing Arts, Other Yes   
Voice and Opera 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.