What is the faculty composition at Northern Michigan University?
Get a feel for student life at Northern Michigan University by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Below Average Student to Faculty Ratio
Student to faculty ratio is one of the standard metrics used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students. With 20 students for every one instructional faculty member, Northern Michigan University has more students split among the same faculty when compared to the national average of 15. This metric might be an indicator that larger class sizes may be the norm, especially in introductory courses.
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 Northern Michigan University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||428||291||137||68.0%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||428||291||137||68.0%|
|On Tenure Track||49||49||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||219||82||137||37.4%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
This Campus is Filled with Full-Time Teachers
Northern Michigan University has more full-time teachers than the average school, with 68.0% of instructors teaching full time.