Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Arizona Colleges is 17.33 to 1. It indicates that there are about 17 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 18.34 to 1 and 17.00 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Arizona Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||16.89 to 1||15.78 to 1||17.17 to 1|
|2-4 Years||22.30 to 1||19.40 to 1||25.71 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||13.92 to 1||19.00 to 1||13.58 to 1|
|Average||17.33 to 1||18.34 to 1||17.00 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 33,670 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Arizona Colleges. By school type, 18,593 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 15,077 for private schools. By employment status, there are 11,758 full-time and 21,912 part-time faculties in Arizona 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)||8,681||15,678||7,310||3,051||1,371||12,627|
|Less than 2 Years||339||186||43||7||296||179|