Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Maryland Colleges is 14.84 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 14.00 to 1 and 15.26 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Maryland Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||11.85 to 1||13.60 to 1||10.75 to 1|
|2-4 Years||17.00 to 1||14.38 to 1||24.00 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||17.00 to 1||-||17.00 to 1|
|Average||14.84 to 1||14.00 to 1||15.26 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 30,133 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Maryland Colleges. By school type, 21,601 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 8,532 for private schools. By employment status, there are 15,726 full-time and 14,407 part-time faculties in Maryland 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)||13,022||10,159||7,767||7,508||5,255||2,651|
|Less than 2 Years||207||204||0||0||207||204|