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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Student to Staff Ratio

Description

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

State 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009
Alabama 3.0 3.7 4.1 4.2 4.2
Alaska 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7
Arizona 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.8
Arkansas 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.4
California 3.4 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.5
Colorado 4.7 5.1 5.1 4.7 4.8
Connecticut 4.0 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.3
Delaware 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.3
District of Columbia 4.3 3.1 3.5 3.4 4.5
Florida 5.2 5.6 5.5 5.7 6.7
Georgia 4.0 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.9
Hawaii 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.7
Idaho 5.8 6.0 5.6 5.3 5.6
Illinois 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5
Indiana 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.4
Iowa 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.3
Kansas 4.3 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.4
Kentucky 3.4 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7
Louisiana 5.0 4.9 5.5 4.5 4.7
Maine 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.7
Maryland 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.0 4.1
Massachusetts 4.2 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.3
Michigan 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3
Minnesota 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.4
Mississippi 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.9
Missouri 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.8
Montana 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.6
Nebraska 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5
Nevada 5.1 5.2 6.5 6.1 7.0
New Hampshire 5.3 4.4 4.5 4.8 5.2
New Jersey 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.8
New Mexico 2.9 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.4
New York 5.6 6.0 6.0 5.9 6.0
North Carolina 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
North Dakota 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.6
Ohio 4.0 4.1 4.5 4.6 4.3
Oklahoma 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.2
Oregon 3.3 3.7 3.3 3.3 4.3
Pennsylvania 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5
Rhode Island 5.3 5.6 5.8 5.9 6.1
South Carolina 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.3
South Dakota 5.8 5.7 5.3 5.6 5.3
Tennessee 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.6
Texas 4.1 4.3 3.7 3.7 3.7
United States of America 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.5
Utah 5.5 5.3 5.2 4.8 5.4
Vermont 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.8
Virginia 3.8 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3
Washington 3.2 3.6 3.5 3.7 4.4
West Virginia 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.4 5.4
Wisconsin 4.8 4.4 4.8 4.9 4.9
Wyoming 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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