West Virginia Colleges

Student to Faculty Ratio

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average student to faculty ratio of West Virginia Colleges is 13.47 to 1. It indicates that there are about 13 students for every one instructional faculty and staff. For public schools, the ratio is 12.00 to 1 and 15.06 for private schools. Following table and chart illustrate the student to faculty ratio of West Virginia Colleges by school controls and levels.
Student to Faculty Ratio (2021-2022)
West Virginia Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)14.00 to 114.58 to 113.50 to 1
2-4 Years14.41 to 112.33 to 116.07 to 1
Less than 2 Years11.68 to 19.67 to 116.00 to 1
Average13.47 to 112.00 to 115.06 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 West Virginia Colleges

Faculty Statistics

There are 8,517 instructional staffs including professors, faculties, instructors, and teaching staffs with full-time or part-time status in West Virginia Colleges. By school type, 5,639 instructional staffs are working for public schools and 2,878 for private schools. By employment status, there are 4,696 full-time and 3,821 part-time faculties in West Virginia Colleges. Next table and chart shows the number of instructional staffs by school type, levels, and employment status.
Faculty Statistics (2021-2022)
West Virginia Colleges
TotalPublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)3,9783,210 3,2041,332 7741,878
2-4 Years606578 506486 10092
Less than 2 Years11233 9615 1618
Total4,6963,821 3,8061,833 8901,988
[CHART#2] Faculty Statistics for West Virginia Colleges