Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Louisiana Colleges is 15.28 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 20.88 to 1 and 13.39 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Louisiana Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||14.72 to 1||18.69 to 1||10.75 to 1|
|2-4 Years||17.92 to 1||23.06 to 1||14.35 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||13.75 to 1||-||13.75 to 1|
|Average||15.28 to 1||20.88 to 1||13.39 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 15,792 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Louisiana Colleges. By school type, 11,252 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 4,540 for private schools. By employment status, there are 10,572 full-time and 5,220 part-time faculties in Louisiana 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)||8,419||3,141||6,226||1,926||2,193||1,215|
|Less than 2 Years||437||137||0||0||437||137|