What is the faculty composition at Wisconsin?
Get a feel for student life at University of Wisconsin - Madison 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 18 students for every one instructional faculty member, University of Wisconsin - Madison has more students split among the same faculty when compared to the national average of 14. 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 University of Wisconsin - Madison as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||2,636||2,127||509||80.7%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||2,581||2,108||473||81.7%|
|On Tenure Track||354||346||8||97.7%|
|Not on Tenure Track||955||541||414||56.6%|
|Without Faculty Status||55||19||36||34.5%|
How Seriously Does This School Take Hiring Full-Time Teachers? Very Seriously
University of Wisconsin - Madison's utilization of full-time teaching staff ranks among the highest in the nation, with 81.0% of instructors employed full time.