What are the Student to Faculty Ratios Like at Alvernia University?
Check out the information on class structures and faculty to get a feel for the academic life at Alvernia.
Why Alvernia University's Faculty Composition Matters to You
Use the student to faculty ratio, as well as the faculty composition to get an idea of how much attention you'll receive as an individual student at Alvernia.
Good Student to Faculty Ratio
Alvernia University, with 12 students for every instructional faculty member, has more professors per student than the national average, which is 14 students for every one instructor. This student to faculty ratio is one of the standard metrics used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students, and therefore, the individualized attention or quality of instruction the student might receive.
Instructional Staff at the College
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 identified by Alvernia University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||328||105||223||32.0%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||105||105||0||100.0%|
|On Tenure Track||22||22||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||32||32||0||100.0%|
|Without Faculty Status||223||0||223||0.0%|
Lower Than Average Number of Full-Time Teachers
32.0% of the teaching staff are full time at Alvernia University, which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.