Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Maryland Colleges is 15.18 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 15.10 to 1 and 15.23 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)||12.08 to 1||14.33 to 1||10.67 to 1|
|2-4 Years||17.14 to 1||15.81 to 1||20.67 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||17.71 to 1||-||17.71 to 1|
|Average||15.18 to 1||15.10 to 1||15.23 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 30,775 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Maryland Colleges. By school type, 22,492 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 8,283 for private schools. By employment status, there are 15,792 full-time and 14,983 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)||13,090||9,915||7,634||7,646||5,456||2,269|
|Less than 2 Years||187||215||0||0||187||215|