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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Student to Faculty Ratio

Description

Full-time-equivalent students per full-time-equivalent faculty at public, 4-year, degree-granting institutions, Fall 2001 to 2009.

State 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009
Alabama 14.8 15.1 15.4 15.6 16.0
Alaska 11.7 12.1 11.6 11.0 11.4
Arizona 17.7 18.6 18.2 18.2 18.1
Arkansas 13.1 13.5 15.8 15.2 15.9
California 13.5 18.7 14.9 15.9 16.7
Colorado 12.5 12.0 12.0 11.6 11.5
Connecticut 15.3 16.1 15.3 15.0 15.6
Delaware 17.6 17.3 17.7 16.2 17.0
District of Columbia 10.1 10.5 9.1 12.3 12.0
Florida 17.8 18.4 15.8 18.3 20.8
Georgia 15.0 16.4 16.3 17.1 18.2
Hawaii 8.1 10.2 10.4 9.8 10.8
Idaho 17.4 18.1 16.5 16.1 16.9
Illinois 14.6 15.4 15.3 15.1 15.0
Indiana 16.6 16.6 16.2 15.7 15.1
Iowa 14.7 14.7 11.7 11.8 12.0
Kansas 15.4 15.9 14.1 13.6 13.8
Kentucky 13.8 14.2 13.9 13.6 13.9
Louisiana 16.1 16.2 17.7 15.0 15.6
Maine 15.8 15.7 14.6 15.4 15.7
Maryland 12.4 12.4 11.4 11.6 11.6
Massachusetts 14.4 15.3 13.9 14.3 14.7
Michigan 14.0 15.4 15.1 14.0 13.7
Minnesota 16.1 18.5 18.1 13.5 14.6
Mississippi 15.0 14.0 13.9 13.8 13.8
Missouri 13.1 12.1 12.5 12.3 12.8
Montana 15.9 16.1 15.1 14.8 15.1
Nebraska 12.4 12.7 12.5 12.5 12.3
Nevada 15.7 14.3 19.1 18.0 21.0
New Hampshire 18.1 15.6 16.5 17.3 17.9
New Jersey 13.3 13.0 12.4 12.8 13.5
New Mexico 13.5 14.0 13.4 13.2 13.5
New York 15.4 16.2 16.1 16.0 16.1
North Carolina 15.1 15.6 15.5 15.0 14.4
North Dakota 14.6 14.8 14.5 14.9 15.1
Ohio 15.8 16.3 15.7 15.5 16.5
Oklahoma 15.6 16.6 16.1 14.8 15.1
Oregon 11.1 12.2 11.3 9.9 12.2
Pennsylvania 12.5 12.8 12.8 13.1 13.3
Rhode Island 17.3 18.6 19.1 19.0 17.7
South Carolina 13.0 14.3 14.9 14.1 14.8
South Dakota 17.0 16.6 16.3 17.0 16.1
Tennessee 16.0 15.9 14.8 15.1 16.0
Texas 16.1 17.4 15.9 15.6 16.0
United States of America 14.6 15.4 14.8 14.7 15.3
Utah 17.9 15.3 15.6 13.9 15.7
Vermont 10.5 10.4 10.4 10.5 11.4
Virginia 13.3 13.9 13.6 13.2 13.7
Washington 12.0 12.6 11.8 13.7 15.7
West Virginia 15.5 15.7 15.7 15.1 15.4
Wisconsin 16.8 14.2 16.5 16.3 16.4
Wyoming 11.6 11.5 10.6 10.2 9.8

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