Get a feel for student life at California Institute of Integral Studies by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
California Institute of Integral Studies , with 12 students for every instructional faculty member, has more professors per student than the national average, which is 15 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.
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 California Institute of Integral Studies as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||201||55||146||27.4%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||201||55||146||27.4%|
|On Tenure Track||-||-||-||-|
|Not on Tenure Track||201||55||146||27.4%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
27.0% of the teaching staff are full time at California Institute of Integral Studies , which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.
This school does not have a tenure system, and so we are unable to call out the number of 'adjuncts' due to all teachers being considered non-tenure track. This can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on the school. 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.
California Institute of Integral Studies has 60 instructional graduate assistants that teach or provide teaching-related duties. These responsibilities could range from entirely teaching lower-level courses themselves, to assisting professors by developing teaching materials, preparing or giving exams and grading student work. We suggest you ask the college to what extent graduate assistants are relied on for instruction, so you know what you are paying for.
Additionally, the school has 3 non-instructional graduate assistants.