Missouri Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Missouri Colleges is 12.14 to 1. It indicates that there are about 12 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 12.49 to 1 and 12.01 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Missouri Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11.84 to 116.14 to 110.94 to 1
2-4 Years14.16 to 115.71 to 113.15 to 1
Less than 2 Years11.08 to 17.20 to 113.08 to 1
Average12.14 to 112.49 to 112.01 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 Missouri Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 29,212 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Missouri Colleges. By school type, 14,570 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 14,642 for private schools. By employment status, there are 14,062 full-time and 15,150 part-time faculties in Missouri Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11,89610,473 5,7952,656 6,1017,817
2-4 Years1,8254,565 1,6824,211 143354
Less than 2 Years341112 18046 16166
Total14,06215,150 7,6576,913 6,4058,237
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Missouri Colleges