Missouri Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Missouri Colleges is 11.92 to 1. It indicates that there are about 12 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 12.94 to 1 and 11.52 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 (2019-2020)
Missouri Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)12.64 to 118.36 to 111.42 to 1
2-4 Years13.58 to 115.47 to 112.35 to 1
Less than 2 Years9.69 to 17.00 to 111.11 to 1
Average11.92 to 112.94 to 111.52 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 31,562 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Missouri Colleges. By school type, 15,970 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 15,592 for private schools. By employment status, there are 14,389 full-time and 17,173 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 (2019-2020)
Missouri Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)12,20211,781 5,9933,121 6,2098,660
2-4 Years1,8805,282 1,7174,929 163353
Less than 2 Years307110 16248 14562
Total14,38917,173 7,8728,098 6,5179,075
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Missouri Colleges