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The Arkansas State University - Beebe Student to Faculty Ratio & Faculty Composition

What is the faculty composition at ASU-Beebe ?

Check out the information on class structures and faculty to get a feel for the academic life at ASU-Beebe .

Worse Than Average Student to Faculty Ratio

Student to faculty ratio is one of the standard metrics used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students. With 17 students for every one instructional faculty member, Arkansas State University - Beebe has more students split among the same faculty when compared to the national average of 15 . This metric might be an indicator that larger class sizes may be the norm, especially in introductory courses.

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 Arkansas State University - Beebe as primarily performing research or public service.

TotalFull TimePart TimePercent Full Time
Total of Instructional Employees171947755.0%
Total of Those With Faculty Status171947755.0%
Tenured Faculty1313-100.0%
On Tenure Track22-100.0%
Not on Tenure Track156797750.6%
Without Faculty Status----
Graduate Assistants----

This Campus is Filled with Full-Time Teachers

Arkansas State University - Beebe has more full-time teachers than the average school, with 55.0% of instructors teaching full time.

Below Average Reliance on Part-Time Teachers

At Arkansas State University - Beebe , only 45.0% of the teaching staff are part-time non-faculty or non-tenure track faculty. This use of adjuncts is low, below the national average of 51.4%, which could be indicative of Arkansas State University - Beebe's commitment to building a strong, long-term instructional team.

Colleges often use part-time professors and adjuncts to teach courses, rather than full-time faculty. This hiring practice is primarily a way to save money amid increasingly tight budgets. However, it is a controversial practice with strong views on either side. We encourage you to understand this topic more deeply, and how the colleges you are interested in approach faculty hiring. It's your education and your money on the line. Make sure you know what you are getting for it.

Additional Information

No Graduate Programs

Many U.S. colleges utilize enrolled graduate assistants to help instructional faculty, however, as Arkansas State University - Beebe does not offer graduate degree programs, this practice is not applicable to this college.

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