Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of District of Columbia Colleges is 12.35 to 1. It indicates that there are about 12 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 9.00 to 1 and 12.56 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of District of Columbia Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||11.33 to 1||9.00 to 1||11.55 to 1|
|2-4 Years||15.00 to 1||-||15.00 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||14.67 to 1||-||14.67 to 1|
|Average||12.35 to 1||9.00 to 1||12.56 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 10,524 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in District of Columbia Colleges. By school type, 684 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 9,840 for private schools. By employment status, there are 5,243 full-time and 5,281 part-time faculties in District of Columbia 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)||5,219||5,254||229||455||4,990||4,799|
|Less than 2 Years||15||3||0||0||15||3|