Colorado Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Colorado Colleges is 14.69 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 16.16 to 1 and 14.10 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Colorado Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Colorado Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)13.67 to 116.85 to 111.12 to 1
2-4 Years16.12 to 115.36 to 116.39 to 1
Less than 2 Years14.13 to 111.00 to 114.26 to 1
Average14.69 to 116.16 to 114.10 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 Colorado Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 28,219 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Colorado Colleges. By school type, 20,968 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 7,251 for private schools. By employment status, there are 14,687 full-time and 13,532 part-time faculties in Colorado Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Colorado Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)13,41011,427 11,6136,936 1,7974,491
2-4 Years1,1661,895 6911,608 475287
Less than 2 Years111210 6555 46155
Total14,68713,532 12,3698,599 2,3184,933
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Colorado Colleges