What is the faculty composition at SDSU ?
Check out the information on class structures and faculty to get a feel for the academic life at SDSU .
Student to Faculty Ratio Here is Low
San Diego State University , with 27 students for every instructional faculty member, ranks among the lowest in comparison to the national average of 15 :1. This ratio indicates that the number of students split between the same faculty is much higher than normal, and could mean students will experience larger class sizes and fewer opportunities to connect with professors, especially in introductory courses.
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 San Diego State University as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||1,802||934||868||51.8%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||1,802||934||868||51.8%|
|On Tenure Track||220||219||1||99.5%|
|Not on Tenure Track||1,028||189||839||18.4%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
Average Use of Full-Time Teachers
At San Diego State University ,52.0% of the teaching staff are full time, which is on average when compared nationally.