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Table 288. Ratios of full-time-equivalent (FTE) students to FTE staff and FTE faculty in public degree-granting institutions, by level of institution and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2011
State or jurisdiction Full-time-equivalent (FTE) staff FTE faculty FTE faculty as a percent of FTE staff FTE students per FTE staff FTE students per FTE faculty
Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
United States 1,891,866 1,472,137 419,729 645,542 445,572 199,970 30.3 47.6 5.8 4.6 10.0 17.0 15.1 21.1
Alabama 38,871 32,435 6,436 11,813 8,663 3,150 26.7 48.9 5.2 4.3 10.0 17.2 16.1 20.4
Alaska 5,400 5,242 157 1,832 1,788 45 34.1 28.4 3.9 4.0 2.6 11.6 11.6 9.3
Arizona 36,083 24,893 11,189 11,971 6,655 5,316 26.7 47.5 6.8 5.0 10.9 20.5 18.6 22.9
Arkansas 22,313 17,269 5,044 6,947 4,802 2,144 27.8 42.5 5.4 4.6 8.2 17.3 16.5 19.2
California 185,657 127,751 57,906 71,505 40,405 31,100 31.6 53.7 7.7 4.7 14.2 19.9 14.9 26.5
                             
Colorado 35,487 30,482 5,005 16,804 14,339 2,465 47.0 49.3 5.5 4.5 11.0 11.5 9.6 22.4
Connecticut 16,715 13,500 3,215 5,584 3,815 1,769 28.3 55.0 5.5 4.3 10.2 16.4 15.3 18.6
Delaware 6,838 5,545 1,293 2,038 1,403 634 25.3 49.1 4.8 4.3 7.1 16.2 17.0 14.5
District of Columbia 1,234 1,234 0 389 389 0 31.5 3.0 3.0 9.5 9.5
Florida 78,359 72,488 5,871 26,318 23,920 2,398 33.0 40.8 7.3 7.2 8.9 21.7 21.7 21.8
                             
Georgia 58,879 46,268 12,611 18,348 12,594 5,754 27.2 45.6 5.6 4.9 8.0 17.8 18.0 17.5
Hawaii 8,027 6,300 1,727 3,012 2,158 854 34.3 49.5 5.2 3.9 10.0 13.8 11.3 20.3
Idaho 8,618 7,135 1,484 3,115 2,489 627 34.9 42.2 5.9 5.7 6.9 16.4 16.4 16.3
Illinois 71,155 49,795 21,361 20,986 11,636 9,349 23.4 43.8 5.6 3.5 10.3 18.9 15.2 23.5
Indiana 47,513 42,036 5,477 15,696 12,765 2,931 30.4 53.5 5.4 4.6 11.8 16.5 15.2 22.0
                             
Iowa 25,515 18,993 6,521 8,261 5,500 2,761 29.0 42.3 5.3 3.5 10.5 16.2 11.9 24.8
Kansas 26,157 19,216 6,941 9,152 6,293 2,859 32.8 41.2 5.3 4.4 7.6 15.0 13.5 18.5
Kentucky 34,948 28,509 6,439 10,745 7,691 3,055 27.0 47.4 4.9 3.7 10.0 15.9 13.8 21.1
Louisiana 29,125 24,781 4,344 9,967 7,575 2,393 30.6 55.1 6.0 5.0 12.1 17.6 16.3 22.0
Maine 6,627 5,533 1,093 2,285 1,668 617 30.1 56.4 5.5 4.5 10.6 16.1 15.1 18.8
                             
Maryland 42,910 30,825 12,085 16,982 11,442 5,540 37.1 45.8 5.0 4.2 7.0 12.6 11.2 15.4
Massachusetts 30,487 22,762 7,724 10,432 7,121 3,311 31.3 42.9 5.4 4.4 8.3 15.7 14.0 19.4
Michigan 72,522 58,646 13,876 25,777 18,995 6,782 32.4 48.9 5.6 4.4 10.4 15.6 13.6 21.3
Minnesota 33,692 25,885 7,807 11,503 7,677 3,826 29.7 49.0 5.9 4.4 10.9 17.3 14.9 22.2
Mississippi 29,522 22,474 7,048 7,924 4,674 3,249 20.8 46.1 4.6 3.1 9.3 17.2 15.1 20.2
                             
Missouri 38,791 30,862 7,929 12,637 9,309 3,328 30.2 42.0 5.1 4.0 9.3 15.6 13.2 22.3
Montana 7,626 6,594 1,032 2,585 2,173 411 33.0 39.9 5.3 5.1 6.5 15.6 15.5 16.2
Nebraska 17,504 14,226 3,278 5,594 4,031 1,563 28.3 47.7 4.6 3.5 9.2 14.4 12.5 19.2
Nevada 9,629 9,094 535 3,480 3,187 293 35.0 54.7 7.3 7.1 10.4 20.1 20.2 19.1
New Hampshire 6,267 4,922 1,345 2,290 1,516 774 30.8 57.5 5.5 5.3 6.2 15.1 17.2 10.9
                             
New Jersey 47,365 36,407 10,958 15,507 10,666 4,841 29.3 44.2 5.7 4.1 11.1 17.4 13.9 25.1
New Mexico 20,013 14,594 5,419 6,146 3,914 2,232 26.8 41.2 5.0 3.6 8.7 16.2 13.4 21.1
New York 75,982 53,146 22,836 30,535 20,180 10,354 38.0 45.3 7.5 6.2 10.5 18.7 16.4 23.3
North Carolina 72,139 49,179 22,960 25,938 13,634 12,304 27.7 53.6 4.8 3.9 6.8 13.4 14.2 12.6
North Dakota 8,328 7,587 741 2,674 2,384 290 31.4 39.1 4.8 4.6 6.2 14.8 14.7 15.9
                             
Ohio 78,885 65,696 13,189 23,639 17,376 6,263 26.4 47.5 5.2 4.4 9.3 17.5 16.7 19.6
Oklahoma 29,029 24,269 4,760 8,712 6,870 1,843 28.3 38.7 5.1 4.3 9.2 16.9 15.1 23.7
Oregon 28,489 20,101 8,388 10,753 7,098 3,656 35.3 43.6 5.5 4.3 8.5 14.6 12.1 19.6
Pennsylvania 65,125 55,430 9,695 24,411 19,653 4,757 35.5 49.1 5.3 4.6 9.1 14.1 13.0 18.5
Rhode Island 4,668 3,779 889 1,885 1,404 481 37.2 54.1 6.8 5.8 11.3 16.9 15.5 20.9
                             
South Carolina 28,367 21,567 6,801 9,552 6,259 3,293 29.0 48.4 5.7 4.4 9.7 16.9 15.3 20.0
South Dakota 5,976 5,294 682 2,115 1,754 361 33.1 53.0 5.8 5.5 8.1 16.3 16.5 15.3
Tennessee 32,902 26,843 6,059 10,801 7,820 2,980 29.1 49.2 5.7 4.7 10.3 17.4 16.1 20.9
Texas 177,130 132,830 44,300 52,290 32,474 19,816 24.4 44.7 5.2 3.9 9.2 17.7 16.0 20.5
Utah 20,739 17,961 2,778 7,325 6,184 1,141 34.4 41.1 6.0 5.6 9.0 17.1 16.3 21.8
                             
Vermont 5,348 4,938 410 1,959 1,736 222 35.2 54.2 4.0 3.7 7.2 10.9 10.6 13.4
Virginia 53,135 44,097 9,038 18,975 13,994 4,981 31.7 55.1 5.7 4.3 12.6 15.9 13.5 22.9
Washington 43,309 33,161 10,148 13,787 9,322 4,465 28.1 44.0 5.7 4.3 10.1 17.8 15.4 22.9
West Virginia 13,228 11,892 1,336 5,092 4,280 812 36.0 60.8 6.0 5.4 11.3 15.6 15.0 18.6
Wisconsin 41,816 32,581 9,236 14,468 9,831 4,637 30.2 50.2 5.4 4.9 7.1 15.5 16.2 14.1
Wyoming 5,611 3,277 2,334 2,069 1,128 941 34.4 40.3 4.5 3.4 6.1 12.3 9.8 15.2
                             
U.S. Service Academies 1,814 1,814 0 938 938 0 51.7 8.6 8.6 16.7 16.7
                             
Other jurisdictions 15,324 13,782 1,543 4,972 4,304 668 31.2 43.3 4.6 4.5 6.0 14.3 14.4 13.9
American Samoa 300 0 300 84 0 84 27.9 4.6 4.6 16.5 16.5
Federated States of
   Micronesia
330 0 330 105 0 105 31.8 7.0 7.0 22.1 22.1
Guam 962 686 276 403 255 148 37.1 53.6 4.7 4.5 5.2 11.3 12.2 9.7
Marshall Islands 169 0 169 61 0 61 36.1 5.2 5.2 14.4 14.4
Northern Marianas 165 165 0 60 60 0 36.4 5.9 5.9 16.2 16.2
Palau 164 0 164 51 0 51 31.2 3.6 3.6 11.5 11.5
Puerto Rico 12,669 12,365 304 4,047 3,829 219 31.0 72.0 4.6 4.5 8.8 14.4 14.6 12.3
U.S. Virgin Islands 565 565 0 161 161 0 28.5 3.5 3.5 12.1 12.1
†Not applicable.
NOTE: Full-time-equivalent staff is the full-time staff, plus the full-time equivalent of the part-time staff. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Data are for all degree-granting institutions, including those with fewer than 15 employees. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2011-12, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section; and Spring 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared January 2013.)
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