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STATISTICS OF STATE UNIVERSITIES AND STATE COLLEGES
This annual bulletin, formerly prepared and published by the National Association of State Universities, has been published by the Bureau of Education for the past seven years. The data given are taken from reports received from the offices of the presidents of the various institutions, and the figures printed are substantially as given in those reports.
CHANGES IN COURSES AND METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
Alabama Polytechnic Institute.—A department of education has been established. University of Arizona.—The following new lines of work have been added: Department of law, department of music, and a department of psychology and philosophy. University of Colorado.—Beginning with the 1915-16 session, 14 units will be required for conditional admission.
Colorado School of Mines.—A department of physical training has been established. University of Georgia.—In September, 1916, no student will be admitted except on 14-unit basis.
College of Hawaii.-—The course in electrical engineering has been discontinued. '.' Courses in science and household economics have been rearranged to constitute a course in general science, with elective group system.
University of Illinois.—New entrance requirements, effective September, 1915,
include requirement of high-school graduation (new) and abolition of conditions
.. (formerly 2 units allowed; 1 unit allowed in 1915-16; thereafter, none). Only 2 units
(instead of 3) in (the same) foreign language required for the college of liberal arts
J and sciences. A college of commerce and business administration has been organized.
3 Indiana University.—A department of political science, a school for nurses, and a
social service department have been established. % Purdue University (Indiana).-—For admission to agriculture, science, and pharmacy •y(four-year curriculum) one year's work in physics will be required on and after September, 1916. The departments of French and German have been united to form one department of modern languages.
State University of Iowa.—The college of law now requires two years of college work for admission. Requirements for admission to the college of pharmacy have been raised to 15 units.
University of Kansas.—An office of adviser of women has been established. State University of Kentucky.—A department of journalism has been established. The degree of bachelor of science in military art is now offered.
'Louisiana Slate University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.—Beginning with the session 1915-16, college courses in domestic science and music will be established. Entrance requirements in a foreign language have been raised to 2 units.
Maryland Agricultural College.—In 1916 entrance requirements will be raised to 15 units.
Massachusetts Agricultural College.—A department of agricultural journalism has been established.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.—A new course in engineering administration has been organized. The course presents three options: Civil engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, and chemical engineering. Each option combines, with instructions in general engineering, studies in the methods, economics, and law of business.
University of Michigan.—Beginning with the session 1915-16, two years of college work will be required for admission to the law school.
Michigan Agricultural College.—The preparatory department has been discontinued.
Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College.—A course in business administration has been established.
University of Mississippi.—For admission three units of vocational subjects can now be offered.
University of Missouri.—In the school of education, a two-year curriculum has been arranged in agriculture, home economics, normal training, art, music, and physical education.
University of Montana.—The modern language requirement for admission has been eliminated.
University of Nebraska.—The department of forestry has been discontinued.
New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.-—A two-year course in engineering has been established. In September, 1915, courses in education and physical culture will be offered.
New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.—The commercial department (except stenography) has been discontinued.
New York Stale Teachers College.—Beginning with the session of 1915-10, a course in Spanish will be offered. Vocational subjects amounting to 3J points are now accepted for admission.
North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Art".—The two-year course in veterinary medicine has been discontinued.
University of North Dakota.—The board of trustees has been succeeded by a State board of regents (effective July, 1915).
Miami University (Ohio).—A new course for secondary teachers, leading to the degree of bachelor of science in education, has been organized.
Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College.—Requirements for admission have been raised to 15 units. A three-year course, leading from the eighth grade to the college course, with one-fourth of the time devoted to vocational work, has been organized.
Oregon Agricultural College.—In September, 1915, entrance requirements will be 15 units.
University of Oregon.—For admission to the medical school and to the school of law, two years of college work are now required. The school of law has been transferred from Portland to Eugene and has been made a graduate school.
University of Porto Rico.—The department of domestic science has been discontinued.
Rhode Island State College.-—A two-year course in agriculture has been established.
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina.—A one-year laboratory course in biology has been established. The course in geology has been discontinued.
University of Texas.—A department of Slavic languages has been organized.
Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.—In September, 1915, entrance requirements will be 14 units.
Washington Slate College.—A course in chemical engineering has been added.
University of Washington.—A four-year course in architecture has been established.
University of Wisconsin.—Students entering with three years of one language or four years of two languages in high school are exempt from further language requirements.
Alabama Polytechnic Institute.—A new gymnasium is in process of construction, to cost $50,000, a gift of the alumni. The sum of $29,000 has been expended in additions to plant and equipment.
University of Arizona.—The legislature for the biennium 1913-1915 appropriated $165,000 for the construction of a new agricultural building.
University of California.—Expenditures on new buildings and additions to equipment during the past year amounted to the sum of $270,115.
University of Colorado.—A detention hospital, a gift from the city and county of Boulder, has been completed.
Colorado Agricultural College.—A central heating plant costing $65,000 is in process of construction. The sum of $23,000 has been expended in additions to plant and equipment.
Georgia School of Technology.—A new power station and engineering laboratory, to cost $200,000, is in process of construction.
Purdue University (Indiana).—The sum of $35,000 has been expended during the past year for the erection and equipment of a new greenhouse.
University of Maine.—Expenditures on buildings and additions to equipment during the past year amounted to the sum of $78,048.
University of Michigan.—The legislature of 1915 appropriated the sum of $350,000 for a new general library building. Prof. Richard Hudson, lately deceased, gave by will to the university the sum of $75,000 as the foundation for a professorship in history.
Michigan Agricultural College.—A new veterinary laboratory has been completed
at a cost of $33,000.
University of Minnesota.—The sum of $425,000 has been expended during the past
year for buildings.
University of Missouri.—A new library building has been completed at a cost of $210,000; expenditures on other buildings and additions to equipment during the past year amounted to the sum of $151,760.
Rutgers College.—The John Howard Ford Dormitory has been completed and furnished at a cost of $125,000. A new swimming pool has been completed at a cost of $34,000.
North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.—A new mechanical engineering building has been completed at a cost of $50,000. Expenditures on the rebuilding of the burned textile building and additions to equipment installed during the past year amounted to the sum of $22,000.
Ohio University.—A new building for the department of agriculture and home economics has been erected at a cost of $90,000. Expenditures on additions to equipment during the past year amounted to the sum of $79,000.
Ohio Stale University.—A gift of lands and buildings, valued at $230,000, from the board of trustees of the Starling-Ohio Medical College is announced.
University of Oklahoma.—The sum of $100,000 has been appropriated to build a science building out of the State's general revenue fund for the next fiscal year.
Clemson Agricultural College.—A new building for the Young Men's Christian Association, to cost $75,000, is under construction.
Virginia Military Institute.—The sum of $100,000 has been paid by the United States Government to reimburse the institute for damage to the buildings during the Civil War.
University of Wisconsin.—Expenditures on buildings and additions to equipment during the past year amounted to the sum of $120,021.
Directory of State universities and State colleges.1 [Names in italics are institutions endowed by the Federal Government under the Morrill Acts.]
Fort Collins, Colo.
Gainesville, Fla... Tallahassee, Fla... Athens, Ga
A labama Polytechnic Institute
University of Alabama
University of A rizona
University of A rkansas
University of California
University of Colorado
Colorado Stafe Agrkultnml College..
Colorado School of Mines
State Teachers College nf Colorado. Connecticut Agricultural College.... Delaware College
University nf Florida
Florida State College for Women...
University of 0 eorgta
G eorgia School of Technology
North Georgia Agricultural College—
College of Ilaicaii
University of Idaho
University of Illinois
Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.
Iowa State Teachers College
State University of Iowa
("niversity of Kansas
Kansas State Agricultural College
State University of Kentucky
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.
University of Maine
Maryland A gricultural College
Massachusetts Agricultural College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
University of Michigan
Michigan A gricultural College
Michigan College of Mines
University of Minnesota
Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College.
Mississippi Industrial Institute and College.
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri
Montana College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.
Montana State School of Mines
University of Montana
University of Nebraska
University of Nevada
New Hampshire College of Agriculture
and Mechanic Arts.
University of New Mexico
Now Mexico School of Mines
New Merico College of Agriculture and
Mechanic Arts. New York State College for Teachers..
University of North Carolina
North (nrolinn College of Agriculture
and Mechanic Arts.
North Dakota Agricultural College
University of N orth Dakota
Oh io University
Ohio State University ,
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma'A gricultural and Mechanical
College. Oklahoma State School of Mines and
Oregon State Agricultural College
University of Oregon
Pennsylvania State College
i Corrected to Feb. 9,1916, in so far as chaages have been reported to this bureau.