What is the faculty composition at Diablo Valley College ?
Get a feel for student life at Diablo Valley College by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Student to Faculty Ratio Here is Low
Diablo Valley College , with 26 students for every instructional faculty member, ranks among the lowest in comparison to the national average of 15 :1. This ratio indicates that the number of students split between the same faculty is much higher than normal, and could mean students will experience larger class sizes and fewer opportunities to connect with professors, especially in introductory courses.
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 Diablo Valley College as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||834||282||552||33.8%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||834||282||552||33.8%|
|On Tenure Track||82||82||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||586||34||552||5.8%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Below Average Use of Full-Time Teachers
34.0% of the teaching staff are full time at Diablo Valley College , which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.