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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Student to Faculty Ratio

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Full-time-equivalent students per full-time-equivalent faculty at private, 4-year, degree-granting institutions, Fall 2001 to 2005.

State 2001 2003 2005
Alabama 16.6 14.5 14.5
Alaska 9.5 9.1 9.8
Arizona 32.1 28.2 33.4
Arkansas 16.2 17.0 15.5
California 13.6 12.6 11.1
Colorado 14.5 14.7 15.5
Connecticut 8.6 8.1 7.9
Delaware 18.6 20.0 20.8
District of Columbia 11.1 11.6 12.3
Florida 15.5 16.3 14.4
Georgia 10.8 11.1 10.2
Hawaii 15.3 14.1 12.4
Idaho 19.4 20.4 18.4
Illinois 11.5 11.5 12.9
Indiana 14.0 14.4 13.7
Iowa 15.6 15.9 15.5
Kansas 14.9 13.7 14.8
Kentucky 14.2 15.2 15.2
Louisiana 12.2 12.0 5.5
Maine 13.7 13.8 13.7
Maryland 8.1 8.1 7.4
Massachusetts 12.0 11.1 9.0
Michigan 18.3 18.0 18.1
Minnesota 14.4 16.5 17.1
Mississippi 25.6 18.7 16.6
Missouri 10.7 11.6 10.9
Montana 14.7 12.3 11.6
Nebraska 12.0 12.6 12.7
Nevada 21.6 19.6 13.6
New Hampshire 13.2 12.9 12.4
New Jersey 14.2 14.6 12.3
New Mexico 17.5 16.9 13.8
New York 10.9 10.8 10.6
North Carolina 8.5 8.0 9.4
North Dakota 16.8 16.6 14.1
Ohio 12.8 12.8 12.6
Oklahoma 15.2 16.4 13.7
Oregon 12.5 12.2 12.0
Pennsylvania 11.2 11.7 11.0
Rhode Island 14.9 13.2 14.0
South Carolina 17.5 17.1 16.4
South Dakota 17.5 16.7 14.8
Tennessee 10.0 10.2 9.8
Texas 13.1 12.7 12.1
United States of America 12.5 12.5 12.2
Utah 21.4 19.6 19.6
Vermont 12.7 12.5 11.6
Virginia 12.7 13.0 14.1
Washington 15.1 14.2 12.7
West Virginia 12.4 16.7 16.0
Wisconsin 11.5 11.8 11.0

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/

 

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