What is the faculty composition at Carnegie Mellon?
Get a feel for student life at Carnegie Mellon University by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Excellent Student to Faculty Ratio
Student to faculty ratio is a common metric used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students. With 10 students for every one instructional faculty member, Carnegie Mellon University ranks among the best colleges when compared to the national average of 14.
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 Carnegie Mellon University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||1,488||1,122||366||75.4%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||1,083||1,025||58||94.6%|
|On Tenure Track||220||220||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||394||341||53||86.5%|
|Without Faculty Status||405||97||308||24.0%|
How Seriously Does This School Take Hiring Full-Time Teachers? Very Seriously
Carnegie Mellon University's utilization of full-time teaching staff ranks among the highest in the nation, with 75.0% of instructors employed full time.