Wisconsin Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average student to faculty ratio of Wisconsin Colleges is 12.38 to 1. It indicates that there are about 12 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 16.23 to 1 and 10.48 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of Wisconsin Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2019-2020)
Wisconsin Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)13.58 to 119.28 to 111.07 to 1
2-4 Years11.36 to 113.00 to 18.82 to 1
Less than 2 Years10.16 to 1-10.16 to 1
Average12.38 to 116.23 to 110.48 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 Wisconsin Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 29,385 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in Wisconsin Colleges. By school type, 20,450 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 8,935 for private schools. By employment status, there are 16,689 full-time and 12,696 part-time faculties in Wisconsin Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2019-2020)
Wisconsin Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)13,8148,326 9,2014,254 4,6134,072
2-4 Years2,7954,302 2,7404,255 5547
Less than 2 Years8068 00 8068
Total16,68912,696 11,9418,509 4,7484,187
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for Wisconsin Colleges