What is the faculty composition at Houghton College?
Get a feel for student life at Houghton College by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Above Average Student to Faculty Ratio
Houghton College, with 11 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 Houghton College as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||126||63||63||50.0%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||126||63||63||50.0%|
|On Tenure Track||18||18||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||68||9||59||13.2%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Average Use of Full-Time Teachers
At Houghton College, 50.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.