Faculty Stats: On This Page You'll Find the Answers to the Following Questions
- Is it important to you to have plenty of access to teachers and professors? The student to faculty ratio, as well as the number of full time vs part-time instructors can give you an idea of how much attention you'll receive as an individual student.
Below Average Student to Faculty Ratio
Student to faculty ratio is one of the common metrics used to gauge the amount of teaching resources a school provides for its students. With 16 students for every one instructional faculty member, Academy of Art University has more students split among the same faculty when compared to the national average of 14. This metric might be an indicator that larger class sizes may be the norm, especially in introductory courses.
Breakdown of Instructional Staff
The following table shows all the employees the school considers instructional, and therefore, part of the above student-to-faculty ratio. These include both those employees designated as either "primarily instructional" or as "instructional combined with research/public service". It does not include employees that have been designated by Academy of Art University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||1,437||283||1,154||19.7%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||1,437||283||1,154||19.7%|
|Non-Tenured Faculty, on Tenure Track||-||-||-||-|
|Not on Tenure Track / No Tenure System||1,437||283||1,154||19.7%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Full-Time Teaching Staff is Well Below Average
Academy of Art University's use of full-time instructors ranks among the nation's lowest, with only 20.0% of instructors teaching on a full-time basis.