Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Montana Colleges is 13.42 to 1. It indicates that there are about 13 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 13.94 to 1 and 12.79 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Montana Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||14.45 to 1||16.57 to 1||10.75 to 1|
|2-4 Years||12.93 to 1||12.10 to 1||15.00 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||12.67 to 1||-||12.67 to 1|
|Average||13.42 to 1||13.94 to 1||12.79 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 3,610 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Montana Colleges. By school type, 3,065 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 545 for private schools. By employment status, there are 2,107 full-time and 1,503 part-time faculties in Montana 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)||1,787||1,097||1,510||923||277||174|
|Less than 2 Years||12||14||0||0||12||14|