South Carolina Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of South Carolina Colleges is 13.84 to 1. It indicates that there are about 14 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 14.79 to 1 and 13.42 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of South Carolina Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
South Carolina Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)12.91 to 114.46 to 112.28 to 1
2-4 Years14.76 to 115.25 to 114.07 to 1
Less than 2 Years14.16 to 110.00 to 114.29 to 1
Average13.84 to 114.79 to 113.42 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 South Carolina Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 17,177 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in South Carolina Colleges. By school type, 12,603 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 4,574 for private schools. By employment status, there are 10,175 full-time and 7,002 part-time faculties in South Carolina Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
South Carolina Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)7,8574,142 5,7152,434 2,1421,708
2-4 Years2,1492,777 2,0132,438 136339
Less than 2 Years16983 30 16683
Total10,1757,002 7,7314,872 2,4442,130
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for South Carolina Colleges