Virginia Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of Virginia Colleges is 14.49 to 1. It indicates that there are about 14 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 17.27 to 1 and 13.48 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Virginia Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)13.36 to 113.73 to 113.27 to 1
2-4 Years17.21 to 120.88 to 113.39 to 1
Less than 2 Years13.50 to 110.60 to 113.91 to 1
Average14.49 to 117.27 to 113.48 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 Virginia Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 40,784 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Virginia Colleges. By school type, 25,007 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 15,777 for private schools. By employment status, there are 20,715 full-time and 20,069 part-time faculties in Virginia Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)18,22914,952 13,0655,158 5,1649,794
2-4 Years2,3005,006 2,1044,645 196361
Less than 2 Years186111 2411 162100
Total20,71520,069 15,1939,814 5,52210,255
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Virginia Colleges