Does Cooper Union have a good student to faculty ratio?
Use the student to faculty ratio, as well as the faculty composition to get an idea of how much attention you'll receive as an individual student at Cooper Union.
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 9 students for every one instructional faculty member, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 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 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||191||57||134||29.8%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||57||57||0||100.0%|
|On Tenure Track||7||7||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||2||2||0||100.0%|
|Without Faculty Status||134||0||134||0.0%|
Lower Than Average Number of Full-Time Teachers
30.0% of the teaching staff are full time at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.