Illinois Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Illinois Colleges is 13.47 to 1. It indicates that there are about 13 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 17.97 to 1 and 11.98 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Illinois Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2019-2020)
Illinois Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11.43 to 114.17 to 111.03 to 1
2-4 Years17.69 to 119.15 to 114.65 to 1
Less than 2 Years12.17 to 112.50 to 112.16 to 1
Average13.47 to 117.97 to 111.98 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 Illinois Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 57,268 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Illinois Colleges. By school type, 27,523 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 29,745 for private schools. By employment status, there are 28,915 full-time and 28,353 part-time faculties in Illinois Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2019-2020)
Illinois Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)23,84817,177 9,5203,134 14,32814,043
2-4 Years4,61510,830 4,38210,463 233367
Less than 2 Years452346 1014 442332
Total28,91528,353 13,91213,611 15,00314,742
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Illinois Colleges