Ursinus College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Ursinus College is 11:1, and the school has 79.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Ursinus College include: Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; Psychology; English Language and Literature/Letters; and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 89.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 22%
Social Sciences 22%
Psychology 9%
English Language and Literature/Letters 8%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs 3-2 Engineering with Columbia University & Washington University of St. Louis
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 90%
4-year graduation rate 71%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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