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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 14.1 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 17%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 23%
30-39 Students: 11%
40-49 Students: 8%
50-99 Students: 12%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
82%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 37%
5 Years: 62%
6 Years: 67%

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 services19%
2.  Social sciences15%
3.  Health professions and related clinical sciences8%
4.  Communication, journalism, and related programs8%
5.  Engineering6%
6.  Psychology6%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
8.  Education5%
9.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences4%
10.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences3%

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 Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes  
Agricultural Mechanization, General Yes   
Agriculture, General YesYes  
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science  Yes Yes
Horticultural Science YesYes Yes
Plant Sciences, General Yes   
Soil Science and Agronomy, General YesYes Yes

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Animal Genetics  Yes Yes
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Biomedical Sciences, General Yes   
Biotechnology Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology  Yes Yes
Entomology  Yes Yes
Exercise Physiology Yes   
Genetics, General Yes   
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology  Yes Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Accounting and Related Services, Other Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Commerce, General Yes   
Construction Management Yes   
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Information Systems and Services, Other  Yes  
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   
Real Estate Yes   

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

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

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education Yes   
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Education, General Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Health Teacher Education Yes   
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels  Yes Yes

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering  Yes Yes
Biomedical/Medical Engineering Yes   
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Science    Yes
Engineering, General  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Materials Engineering YesYes  
Materials Science    Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General YesYes  
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  
Human Nutrition Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General  Yes  
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD) YesYes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes  Yes
Neuroscience Yes  Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes 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 Studies Yes   
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes  
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Policy Analysis YesYes  

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration YesYes Yes

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

Visual and performing arts
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Interior Design YesYes  
Music Performance, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition Yes   
Music, General YesYes  

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.