Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of New Mexico Colleges is 15.37 to 1. It indicates that there are about 15 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 17.32 to 1 and 13.00 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of New Mexico Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||11.11 to 1||13.33 to 1||9.10 to 1|
|2-4 Years||19.82 to 1||19.21 to 1||23.67 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||13.70 to 1||-||13.70 to 1|
|Average||15.37 to 1||17.32 to 1||13.00 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 7,913 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in New Mexico Colleges. By school type, 7,266 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 647 for private schools. By employment status, there are 4,679 full-time and 3,234 part-time faculties in New Mexico 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)||3,396||1,308||3,260||1,013||136||295|
|Less than 2 Years||66||37||0||0||66||37|