Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Colorado Colleges is 15.02 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 16.56 to 1 and 14.38 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Colorado Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||14.19 to 1||17.35 to 1||11.85 to 1|
|2-4 Years||16.90 to 1||15.64 to 1||17.35 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||13.00 to 1||11.00 to 1||13.11 to 1|
|Average||15.02 to 1||16.56 to 1||14.38 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 28,562 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Colorado Colleges. By school type, 21,372 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 7,190 for private schools. By employment status, there are 14,096 full-time and 14,466 part-time faculties in Colorado 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)||12,890||12,134||11,065||7,702||1,825||4,432|
|Less than 2 Years||116||213||65||52||51||161|