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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 5.7 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 34%
10-19 Students: 44%
20-29 Students: 9%
30-39 Students: 3%
40-49 Students: 2%
50-99 Students: 5%
100 or More Students: 2%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
99%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 87%
5 Years: 95%
6 Years: 96%

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 sciences25%
2.  History12%
3.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies10%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences9%
5.  English language and literature/letters7%
6.  Visual and performing arts7%
7.  Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies6%
8.  Psychology5%
9.  Engineering4%
10.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics3%

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  
Environmental Design/Architecture  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African Studies YesYes  
African-American/Black Studies YesYes Yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Area Studies, Other Yes   
Chinese Studies Yes   
East Asian Studies  Yes  
European Studies/Civilization  Yes  
German Studies Yes   
Japanese Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Russian Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Other  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology  Yes Yes
Evolutionary Biology  Yes Yes
Genetics, General  Yes Yes
Immunology  Yes Yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology    Yes
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology    Yes
Pathology/Experimental Pathology    Yes
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General  Yes Yes

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

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

Education
Urban Education and Leadership  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics YesYes Yes
Engineering Science Yes   
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

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

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)    Yes
Physician Assistant  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)  Yes Yes
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Cognitive Science Yes   
Mathematics and Computer Science Yes   
Medieval and Renaissance Studies  Yes Yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Neuroscience    Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Forestry, General  Yes Yes

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

Physical sciences
Astronomy YesYes Yes
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other Yes   
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General Yes  Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Theology and religious vocations
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)   Yes 
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other  Yes  
Theology/Theological Studies  Yes  

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General  Yes  
Music, General YesYes Yes
Music, Other  Yes 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.