Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Minnesota Colleges is 14.53 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 18.80 to 1 and 11.74 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)||12.10 to 1||15.92 to 1||11.10 to 1|
|2-4 Years||19.46 to 1||19.97 to 1||16.20 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||12.43 to 1||-||12.43 to 1|
|Average||14.53 to 1||18.80 to 1||11.74 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 28,069 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Minnesota Colleges. By school type, 13,691 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 14,378 for private schools. By employment status, there are 12,673 full-time and 15,396 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)||10,264||13,013||6,141||2,958||4,123||10,055|
|Less than 2 Years||101||36||0||0||101||36|