Does Boston College have a good student to faculty ratio?
Check out the information on class structures and faculty to get a feel for the academic life at Boston College.
Average Teacher to Student Ratio
Student to faculty ratio at Boston College is on par with the national average of 14 students for every one instructional faculty member, at 14:1. This ratio is a standard metric used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students.
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 Boston College as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||1,424||821||603||57.7%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||1,424||821||603||57.7%|
|On Tenure Track||135||134||1||99.3%|
|Not on Tenure Track||811||219||592||27.0%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Number of Full-Time Teachers is Average
At Boston College, 58.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.