Michigan Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Michigan Colleges is 14.15 to 1. It indicates that there are about 14 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 15.02 to 1 and 13.85 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Michigan Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Michigan Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)12.55 to 115.14 to 111.25 to 1
2-4 Years15.86 to 115.25 to 117.08 to 1
Less than 2 Years14.67 to 17.00 to 114.77 to 1
Average14.15 to 115.02 to 113.85 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 Michigan Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 41,713 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Michigan Colleges. By school type, 32,507 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 9,206 for private schools. By employment status, there are 23,284 full-time and 18,429 part-time faculties in Michigan Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Michigan Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)20,76512,227 17,7397,244 3,0264,983
2-4 Years2,1325,546 2,0285,470 10476
Less than 2 Years387656 260 361656
Total23,28418,429 19,79312,714 3,4915,715
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Michigan Colleges