New Mexico Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of New Mexico Colleges is 14.50 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 15.18 to 1 and 13.71 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of New Mexico Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)10.53 to 111.33 to 19.80 to 1
2-4 Years17.36 to 117.00 to 119.67 to 1
Less than 2 Years15.64 to 1-15.64 to 1
Average14.50 to 115.18 to 113.71 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 New Mexico Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 7,904 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in New Mexico Colleges. By school type, 7,257 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 647 for private schools. By employment status, there are 4,679 full-time and 3,225 part-time faculties in New Mexico Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)3,3961,308 3,2601,013 136295
2-4 Years1,2171,880 1,1641,820 5360
Less than 2 Years6637 00 6637
Total4,6793,225 4,4242,833 255392
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for New Mexico Colleges