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The Canisius College Student to Faculty Ratio & Faculty Composition

What is the faculty composition at Canisius ?

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

Good Student to Faculty Ratio

Canisius College , 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.

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 Canisius College as primarily performing research or public service.

TotalFull TimePart TimePercent Full Time
Total of Instructional Employees31113917244.7%
Total of Those With Faculty Status30713517244.0%
Tenured Faculty113981586.7%
On Tenure Track2424-100.0%
Not on Tenure Track170131577.6%
Without Faculty Status44-100.0%
Graduate Assistants----

Average Use of Full-Time Teachers

At Canisius College ,45.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.

This School Hires an Average Number of Adjuncts

50.0% of the teaching staff at Canisius College are part-time non-faculty or non-tenure track faculty. This use of adjuncts is on par with the national average of 51.4% .

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

Reliance on Graduate Assistants Unknown

We were not able to determine Canisius College's reliance on graduate students.

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