Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Pennsylvania Colleges is 13.32 to 1. It indicates that there are about 13 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 13.21 to 1 and 13.35 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Pennsylvania Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||13.73 to 1||14.60 to 1||13.38 to 1|
|2-4 Years||13.23 to 1||15.56 to 1||12.79 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||12.83 to 1||9.97 to 1||14.06 to 1|
|Average||13.32 to 1||13.21 to 1||13.35 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 71,212 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Pennsylvania Colleges. By school type, 33,586 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 37,626 for private schools. By employment status, there are 39,354 full-time and 31,858 part-time faculties in Pennsylvania 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)||35,317||22,617||17,347||6,177||17,970||16,440|
|Less than 2 Years||672||495||343||243||329||252|