Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Minnesota Colleges is 13.63 to 1. It indicates that there are about 14 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 17.27 to 1 and 11.29 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Minnesota Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||11.67 to 1||14.77 to 1||10.86 to 1|
|2-4 Years||17.86 to 1||18.28 to 1||15.20 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||11.40 to 1||-||11.40 to 1|
|Average||13.63 to 1||17.27 to 1||11.29 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 27,155 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Minnesota Colleges. By school type, 13,131 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 14,024 for private schools. By employment status, there are 12,507 full-time and 14,648 part-time faculties in Minnesota 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)||10,132||12,566||6,126||2,780||4,006||9,786|
|Less than 2 Years||132||41||0||0||132||41|