Faculty Stats: On This Page You'll Find the Answers to the Following Questions
- What's the student to faculty ratio?
- How many faculty actually teach classes?
- How much does this college rely on adjuncts?
Are You a Self-Starter? Good, Because the Student to Faculty Ratio Here is Low
Ashford University, with 21 students for every one instructional faculty member, ranks among the lowest in comparison to the national average of 15:1. This indicates that the number of students split between the same faculty is much higher than normal, and could mean students will experience larger class sizes and less opportunities to connect with professors, especially in introductory courses.
How Many of The People Who Work at This School Actually Teach Classes?
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 Ashford University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||3,581||135||3,446||3.8%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||3,581||135||3,446||3.8%|
|Non-Tenured Faculty, on Tenure Track||-||-||-||-|
|Not on Tenure Track / No Tenure System||3,581||135||3,446||3.8%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
This College has a Below Average Amount of Full-Time Teachers
Ashford University's use of full-time instructors ranks among the nation's lowest, with only 4.0% of instructors teaching on a full-time basis.