Arizona Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Arizona Colleges is 16.54 to 1. It indicates that there are about 17 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 14.89 to 1 and 17.14 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Arizona Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Arizona Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)17.25 to 116.08 to 117.62 to 1
2-4 Years19.44 to 115.71 to 123.78 to 1
Less than 2 Years13.67 to 18.60 to 114.21 to 1
Average16.54 to 114.89 to 117.14 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 Arizona Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 38,233 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Arizona Colleges. By school type, 22,819 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 15,414 for private schools. By employment status, there are 13,992 full-time and 24,241 part-time faculties in Arizona Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Arizona Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)10,98416,801 9,4244,105 1,56012,696
2-4 Years2,6527,255 2,3496,883 303372
Less than 2 Years356185 4315 313170
Total13,99224,241 11,81611,003 2,17613,238
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Arizona Colleges