## What Is The Average Students To Faculty Ratio In Maryland?

The students to faculty ratio is the total number of students over the number of faculties. When then ratio is low, it is assumed that a students will have more chances to meet or get helped from teachers and professors. Therefore, the students to faculty ratio is one of important consideration when choosing colleges and schools tries to keep it low.

The average students to faculty ratio of Maryland colleges is 14 to 1. It is based on all institutions' ratio where the students and faculty information is available. In public Maryland colleges, the student faculty ratio is 14 to 1 and private schools' ratio is 10 to 1. By school levels, the students to faculty ratio at four-years colleges is 12 to 1 and community colleges' ratio is 15 to 1 in Maryland.

The next schools are the top 5 Maryland colleges that have the lowest students to faculty ratio. Johns Hopkins University has the lowest ratio of 6 to 1 among Maryland colleges. University of Maryland, Baltimore and Loyola University Maryland also have lower ratio of 7 to 1 and 12 to 1 respectively. For the ranking, we exclude community colleges and four-colleges with less than 5,000 students.

- Johns Hopkins University Students to faculty ratio: 6 to 1, 32,049 students, 3,921 faculties
- University of Maryland, Baltimore Students to faculty ratio: 7 to 1, 7,244 students, 2,867 faculties
- Loyola University Maryland Students to faculty ratio: 12 to 1, 5,140 students, 451 faculties
- Salisbury University Students to faculty ratio: 14 to 1, 7,570 students, 632 faculties
- Morgan State University Students to faculty ratio: 16 to 1, 8,469 students, 579 faculties

The following table summarizes the average students to faculty ratio in Maryland.

Total | Public | Private (not-for-profit) | Private (for-profit) | |
---|---|---|---|---|

Total | 14.44 to 1 | 13.80 to 1 | 10.16 to 1 | 17.90 to 1 |

4 years or high | 11.69 to 1 | 13.14 to 1 | 10.16 to 1 | 16.00 to 1 |

2-4 years | 15.11 to 1 | 14.38 to 1 | - | 21.00 to 1 |

less than 1 year | 17.80 to 1 | - | - | 17.80 to 1 |

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