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The Franciscan University of Steubenville Student to Faculty Ratio & Faculty Composition

Does Franciscan U have a good student to faculty ratio?

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

Amount of Faculty Here is About Average

Student to faculty ratio at Franciscan University of Steubenville is on par with the national average of 15 students for every one instructional faculty member, at 15 :1. This ratio is a standard metric used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students.

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 Franciscan University of Steubenville as primarily performing research or public service.

TotalFull TimePart TimePercent Full Time
Total of Instructional Employees27312614746.2%
Total of Those With Faculty Status126126-100.0%
Tenured Faculty8585-100.0%
On Tenure Track1818-100.0%
Not on Tenure Track2323-100.0%
Without Faculty Status147-147-
Graduate Assistants----

Reliance on Part-Time Teachers is About Average

At Franciscan University of Steubenville ,46.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.

Use of Part-Time Teachers is About Average

54.0% of the teaching staff at Franciscan University of Steubenville 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 Franciscan University of Steubenville's reliance on graduate students.

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