Does EIU 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 EIU .
Above Average Student to Faculty Ratio
Eastern Illinois University , with 13 students for every instructional faculty member, has more professors per student than the national average, which is 15 students for every one instructor. This student to faculty ratio is one of the standard metrics used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students, and therefore, the individualized attention or quality of instruction the student might receive.
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 Eastern Illinois University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||506||381||125||75.3%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||506||381||125||75.3%|
|On Tenure Track||33||32||1||97.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||231||113||118||48.9%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Do You Like Being Taught by Full-Time Teachers? Then You're Picking the Right School.
Eastern Illinois University's utilization of full-time teaching staff ranks among the highest in the nation, with 75.0% of instructors employed full time.