Rhode Island Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Rhode Island Colleges is 12.46 to 1. It indicates that there are about 12 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 15.67 to 1 and 12.00 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Rhode Island Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Rhode Island Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11.83 to 115.00 to 111.20 to 1
2-4 Years9.67 to 117.00 to 16.00 to 1
Less than 2 Years14.22 to 1-14.22 to 1
Average12.46 to 115.67 to 112.00 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.
[CHART#1] Student to Faculty Ratio for Rhode Island Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 6,830 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Rhode Island Colleges. By school type, 2,426 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 4,404 for private schools. By employment status, there are 3,717 full-time and 3,113 part-time faculties in Rhode Island Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Rhode Island Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)3,3422,621 1,091644 2,2511,977
2-4 Years307412 286405 217
Less than 2 Years6880 00 6880
Total3,7173,113 1,3771,049 2,3402,064
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Rhode Island Colleges