Does PLNU have a good student to faculty ratio?
Get a feel for student life at PLNU by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Amount of Faculty Here is About Average
Student to faculty ratio at Point Loma Nazarene University is on par with the national average of 14 students for every one instructional faculty member, at 15:1. This ratio is a standard metric used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students.
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 Point Loma Nazarene University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||394||134||260||34.0%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||134||134||0||100.0%|
|On Tenure Track||50||50||0||100.0%|
|Not on Tenure Track||16||16||0||100.0%|
|Without Faculty Status||260||0||260||0.0%|
Lower Than Average Number of Full-Time Teachers
34.0% of the teaching staff are full time at Point Loma Nazarene University, which places this college below average in its use of full-time teachers when compared to a nationwide average.