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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 33%
20-29 Students: 25%
30-39 Students: 7%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 10%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
94%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 51%
5 Years: 79%
6 Years: 82%

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 sciences14%
2.  Biological and biomedical sciences12%
3.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services9%
4.  Engineering9%
5.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
6.  Health professions and related clinical sciences5%
7.  History5%
8.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics5%
9.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences5%
10.  Visual and performing arts4%

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
Agricultural Business and Management, General Yes   
Agricultural Communication/Journalism YesYes  
Agricultural Economics YesYes  
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Dairy Science YesYes  
Food Science YesYes  
Horticultural Science YesYes  
Soil Science and Agronomy, General YesYes  

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies YesYes  
Area Studies, Other  Yes  
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Latin American Studies YesYes  
Scandinavian Studies YesYes  
South Asian Studies YesYes  
Southeast Asian Studies  Yes  
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes  
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biometry/Biometrics  Yes  
Biophysics  Yes  
Biotechnology  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes  
Conservation Biology Yes   
Endocrinology  Yes  
Entomology YesYes  
Environmental Toxicology  Yes  
Genetics, General YesYes  
Human/Medical Genetics  Yes  
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology YesYes  
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Molecular Biochemistry  Yes  
Molecular Biology Yes   
Oncology and Cancer Biology  Yes  
Pharmacology and Toxicology Yes   
Physiology, General  Yes  
Plant Genetics  Yes  
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology YesYes  
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General  Yes  
Finance, General YesYes  
Insurance YesYes  
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General YesYes  
Operations Management and Supervision YesYes  
Real Estate YesYes  
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes  
Journalism YesYes  

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

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes  
Agricultural Teacher Education Yes   
Art Teacher Education YesYes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes  
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes  
Social Studies Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes  

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering Mechanics YesYes  
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, General  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Geological/Geophysical Engineering YesYes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Materials Engineering YesYes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Yes   
Nuclear Engineering YesYes  
Systems Engineering  Yes  

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

Major Category/Major

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textile Manufacture Yes   
Consumer Economics Yes   
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication YesYes  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General YesYes  
Human Development and Family Studies, General Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics YesYes  
Chinese Language and Literature YesYes  
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
Comparative Literature YesYes  
French Language and Literature YesYes  
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General YesYes  
Hebrew Language and Literature YesYes  
Italian Language and Literature YesYes  
Japanese Language and Literature YesYes  
Linguistics Yes   
Portuguese Language and Literature YesYes  
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes  
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Community Health and Preventive Medicine  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Occupational Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other  Yes  
Physical Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Physician Assistant Yes   
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor YesYes  

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

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)  Yes  
Legal Studies, General YesYes  

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes  
Nutrition Sciences YesYes  

Natural resources and conservation
Forest Sciences and Biology Yes   
Forestry, General  Yes  
Land Use Planning and Management/Development  Yes  
Natural Resources/Conservation, General  Yes  
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management  Yes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management YesYes  

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

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

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

Psychology
Educational Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes  

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

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes  
Cartography YesYes  
Economics, General YesYes  
Geography YesYes  
International Relations and Affairs  Yes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes  
Sociology YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Arts Management  Yes  
Dance, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Interior Design Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory  Yes  
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music, General Yes   
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  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.