Does GMU 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 GMU.
Average Teacher to Student Ratio
Student to faculty ratio at George Mason University is on par with the national average of 15 students for every one instructional faculty member, at 16:1. This ratio is a standard metric used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students.
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 George Mason University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||2,551||1,306||1,245||51.2%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||2,551||1,306||1,245||51.2%|
|On Tenure Track||214||214||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||1,660||420||1,240||25.3%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Reliance on Part-Time Teachers is About Average
At George Mason University, 51.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.