The George Washington University Student to Faculty Ratio & Faculty Composition

What is the faculty composition at GWU ?

Check out the information on class structures and faculty to get a feel for the academic life at GWU .

Good Student to Faculty Ratio

George Washington 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.

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 George Washington University as primarily performing research or public service.

TotalFull TimePart TimePercent Full Time
Total of Instructional Employees2,2851,1241,16149.2%
  Total of Those With Faculty Status2,2851,1241,16149.2%
    Tenured Faculty600599199.8%
    On Tenure Track145145-100.0%
    Not on Tenure Track1,5403801,16024.7%
  Without Faculty Status----
  Graduate Assistants524-524-

Average Use of Full-Time Teachers

At George Washington University ,49.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.

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