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The Chatham University Student to Faculty Ratio & Faculty Composition

Does Chatham University 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 Chatham University .

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, Chatham University ranks among the best colleges when compared to the national average of 15.

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 Chatham University as primarily performing research or public service.

TotalFull TimePart TimePercent Full Time
Total of Instructional Employees33413120339.2%
Total of Those With Faculty Status131131-100.0%
Tenured Faculty55-100.0%
On Tenure Track----
Not on Tenure Track126126-100.0%
Without Faculty Status203-203-
Graduate Assistants----

Above Average Use of Part-Time Teachers

39.0% of the teaching staff are full time at Chatham University , which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.

Average Reliance on Part-Time Teachers

61.0% of the teaching staff at Chatham University 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 Chatham University's reliance on graduate students.

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