Student to Faculty Ratio
For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Texas Colleges is 16.12 to 1. It indicates that there are about 16 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 19.31 to 1 and 15.12 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Texas Colleges by school controls and levels.
|Average||Public Schools||Private Schools|
|4 Years (or high)||14.43 to 1||17.83 to 1||12.92 to 1|
|2-4 Years||19.49 to 1||20.45 to 1||18.63 to 1|
|Less than 2 Years||15.09 to 1||-||15.09 to 1|
|Average||16.12 to 1||19.31 to 1||15.12 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 97,508 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Texas Colleges. By school type, 75,569 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 21,939 for private schools. By employment status, there are 56,287 full-time and 41,221 part-time faculties in Texas 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)||43,067||19,897||31,995||12,588||11,072||7,309|
|Less than 2 Years||974||352||0||0||974||352|