Maine Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Maine Colleges is 12.20 to 1. It indicates that there are about 12 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 13.89 to 1 and 10.82 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Maine Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Maine Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)12.96 to 114.73 to 111.33 to 1
2-4 Years11.30 to 112.57 to 18.33 to 1
Less than 2 Years11.00 to 1-11.00 to 1
Average12.20 to 113.89 to 110.82 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 Maine Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 5,869 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Maine Colleges. By school type, 3,419 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 2,450 for private schools. By employment status, there are 2,913 full-time and 2,956 part-time faculties in Maine Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Maine Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)2,5132,136 1,2261,149 1,287987
2-4 Years347785 326718 2167
Less than 2 Years5335 00 5335
Total2,9132,956 1,5521,867 1,3611,089
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Maine Colleges