Alabama Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Alabama Colleges is 14.84 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 15.80 to 1 and 14.16 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Alabama Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Alabama Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)14.05 to 116.57 to 112.87 to 1
2-4 Years15.28 to 115.38 to 114.83 to 1
Less than 2 Years15.90 to 1-15.90 to 1
Average14.84 to 115.80 to 114.16 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.
[CHART#1] Student to Faculty Ratio for Alabama Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 19,552 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Alabama Colleges. By school type, 16,097 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 3,455 for private schools. By employment status, there are 12,616 full-time and 6,936 part-time faculties in Alabama Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Alabama Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)10,5544,089 8,7842,986 1,7701,103
2-4 Years1,9952,756 1,8922,435 103321
Less than 2 Years6791 00 6791
Total12,6166,936 10,6765,421 1,9401,515
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Alabama Colleges