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The Cumberland University Student to Faculty Ratio & Faculty Composition

Does Cumberland University have a good student to faculty ratio?

Get a feel for student life at Cumberland University by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.

Worse Than Average Student to Faculty Ratio

Student to faculty ratio is one of the standard metrics used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students. With 17 students for every one instructional faculty member, Cumberland University has more students split among the same faculty when compared to the national average of 15 . This metric might be an indicator that larger class sizes may be the norm, especially in introductory courses.

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 Cumberland University as primarily performing research or public service.

TotalFull TimePart TimePercent Full Time
Total of Instructional Employees1907911141.6%
  Total of Those With Faculty Status1907911141.6%
    Tenured Faculty----
    On Tenure Track----
    Not on Tenure Track1907911141.6%
  Without Faculty Status----
  Graduate Assistants----

Reliance on Part-Time Teachers is About Average

At Cumberland University ,42.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.

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