What is the faculty composition at Northeastern?
Get a feel for student life at Northeastern University by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Average Teacher to Student Ratio
Student to faculty ratio at Northeastern University is on par with the national average of 14 students for every one instructional faculty member, at 14:1. 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 Northeastern University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||1,668||1,261||407||75.6%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||1,668||1,261||407||75.6%|
|On Tenure Track||209||209||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||897||490||407||54.6%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
How Seriously Does This School Take Hiring Full-Time Teachers? Very Seriously
Northeastern University's utilization of full-time teaching staff ranks among the highest in the nation, with 76.0% of instructors employed full time.