What is the faculty composition at Chico State?
Get a feel for student life at California State University - Chico by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Student to Faculty Ratio Here is Low
California State University - Chico, with 25 students for every instructional faculty member, ranks among the lowest in comparison to the national average of 14:1. This ratio indicates that the number of students split between the same faculty is much higher than normal, and could mean students will experience larger class sizes and fewer opportunities to connect with professors, 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 California State University - Chico as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||981||536||445||54.6%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||981||536||445||54.6%|
|On Tenure Track||151||148||3||98.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||507||95||412||18.7%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Average Use of Full-Time Teachers
At California State University - Chico, 55.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.