North Carolina Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of North Carolina Colleges is 13.17 to 1. It indicates that there are about 13 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 12.58 to 1 and 13.60 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of North Carolina Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
North Carolina Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)12.35 to 115.00 to 111.60 to 1
2-4 Years13.14 to 111.88 to 118.85 to 1
Less than 2 Years15.12 to 1-15.12 to 1
Average13.17 to 112.58 to 113.60 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 North Carolina Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 49,761 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in North Carolina Colleges. By school type, 35,185 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 14,576 for private schools. By employment status, there are 28,162 full-time and 21,599 part-time faculties in North Carolina Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
North Carolina Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)21,3507,882 11,5573,896 9,7933,986
2-4 Years6,54713,503 6,37813,354 169149
Less than 2 Years265214 00 265214
Total28,16221,599 17,93517,250 10,2274,349
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for North Carolina Colleges