Illinois Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Illinois Colleges is 13.62 to 1. It indicates that there are about 14 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 16.05 to 1 and 12.85 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 (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11.37 to 114.08 to 110.98 to 1
2-4 Years16.37 to 116.63 to 115.83 to 1
Less than 2 Years13.78 to 114.00 to 113.77 to 1
Average13.62 to 116.05 to 112.85 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 58,626 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Illinois Colleges. By school type, 26,426 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 32,200 for private schools. By employment status, there are 29,395 full-time and 29,231 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 (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)24,33419,259 9,7143,076 14,62016,183
2-4 Years4,5929,652 4,3349,261 258391
Less than 2 Years469320 1427 455293
Total29,39529,231 14,06212,364 15,33316,867
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Illinois Colleges