Student to Faculty Ratio
For academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Alabama Colleges is 16.12 to 1. It indicates that there are about 16 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 17.15 to 1 and 15.40 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Alabama Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||15.98 to 1||17.29 to 1||15.34 to 1|
|2-4 Years||17.18 to 1||17.08 to 1||17.57 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||14.76 to 1||-||14.76 to 1|
|Average||16.12 to 1||17.15 to 1||15.40 to 1|
|Student-to-faculty ratio: total students not in graduate or professional programs divided by total instructional staff not teaching in graduate or professional programs.|
There are 20,392 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Alabama Colleges. By school type, 16,686 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 3,706 for private schools. By employment status, there are 12,394 full-time and 7,998 part-time faculties in Alabama Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
|Total||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||10,277||4,681||8,603||3,255||1,674||1,426|
|Less than 2 Years||60||118||0||0||60||118|