Does Bethel have a good student to faculty ratio?
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 Bethel.
Below 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, Bethel 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 identified by Bethel University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||499||178||321||35.7%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||170||170||0||100.0%|
|On Tenure Track||13||13||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||112||112||0||100.0%|
|Without Faculty Status||329||8||321||2.4%|
Lower Than Average Number of Full-Time Teachers
36.0% of the teaching staff are full time at Bethel University, which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.