Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Mississippi Colleges is 15.76 to 1. It indicates that there are about 16 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 18.17 to 1 and 14.22 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Mississippi Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||14.59 to 1||15.25 to 1||14.00 to 1|
|2-4 Years||17.60 to 1||19.73 to 1||14.40 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||14.24 to 1||-||14.24 to 1|
|Average||15.76 to 1||18.17 to 1||14.22 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 11,518 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Mississippi Colleges. By school type, 9,355 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 2,163 for private schools. By employment status, there are 7,575 full-time and 3,943 part-time faculties in Mississippi 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)||5,072||2,293||4,322||1,227||750||1,066|
|Less than 2 Years||105||36||0||0||105||36|