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Table 261. Number of full-time-equivalent (FTE) staff and faculty, and FTE student/FTE staff and faculty ratios in public degree-granting institutions, by level of institution and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2009
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 1,868,956 1,449,825 419,131 621,181 422,776 198,405 29.2 47.3 5.8 4.5 10.3 17.3 15.3 21.7
Alabama 38,534 32,149 6,386 11,531 8,509 3,022 26.5 47.3 5.2 4.2 10.3 17.5 16.0 21.8
Alaska 5,418 5,260 158 1,769 1,721 47 32.7 30.0 3.7 3.7 2.3 11.3 11.4 7.8
Arizona 35,263 24,281 10,982 11,406 6,429 4,977 26.5 45.3 6.5 4.8 10.4 20.2 18.1 23.0
Arkansas 21,720 17,047 4,673 6,700 4,671 2,028 27.4 43.4 5.2 4.4 8.4 17.0 15.9 19.3
California 191,529 130,158 61,371 68,510 35,491 33,019 27.3 53.8 7.7 4.5 14.3 21.4 16.7 26.6
                             
Colorado 32,978 27,484 5,495 13,926 11,316 2,610 41.2 47.5 5.6 4.8 9.8 13.3 11.5 20.7
Connecticut 16,331 13,431 2,901 5,338 3,682 1,656 27.4 57.1 5.5 4.3 11.3 16.9 15.6 19.8
Delaware 6,621 5,339 1,282 1,959 1,338 621 25.1 48.4 5.0 4.3 7.9 16.8 17.0 16.3
District of Columbia 802 802 0 303 303 0 37.8 4.5 4.5 12.0 12.0
Florida 75,190 63,892 11,297 25,183 20,493 4,690 32.1 41.5 7.2 6.7 9.8 21.4 20.8 23.6
                             
Georgia 55,812 44,195 11,617 17,342 11,948 5,394 27.0 46.4 5.9 4.9 9.5 18.9 18.2 20.4
Hawaii 8,127 6,402 1,725 3,057 2,204 853 34.4 49.4 5.0 3.7 9.7 13.3 10.8 19.6
Idaho 8,439 7,101 1,338 2,897 2,351 546 33.1 40.8 5.8 5.6 6.9 16.9 16.9 17.0
Illinois 72,555 51,375 21,180 21,001 11,854 9,147 23.1 43.2 5.6 3.5 10.8 19.3 15.0 25.0
Indiana 47,569 42,907 4,662 15,113 12,578 2,534 29.3 54.4 5.3 4.4 13.6 16.7 15.1 25.0
                             
Iowa 25,636 19,370 6,267 7,959 5,340 2,618 27.6 41.8 5.1 3.3 10.7 16.5 12.0 25.6
Kansas 25,655 18,837 6,819 8,873 6,041 2,831 32.1 41.5 5.2 4.4 7.4 15.1 13.8 17.9
Kentucky 33,695 27,829 5,866 10,261 7,456 2,805 26.8 47.8 4.9 3.7 10.4 16.0 13.9 21.8
Louisiana 30,347 26,381 3,966 10,053 7,950 2,103 30.1 53.0 5.6 4.7 11.6 16.9 15.6 21.9
Maine 6,610 5,543 1,066 2,280 1,673 608 30.2 57.0 5.6 4.7 10.0 16.2 15.7 17.5
                             
Maryland 41,629 29,780 11,849 15,944 10,518 5,426 35.3 45.8 4.9 4.1 7.0 12.9 11.6 15.3
Massachusetts 29,113 21,847 7,266 9,592 6,467 3,125 29.6 43.0 5.4 4.3 8.8 16.5 14.7 20.4
Michigan 72,383 58,761 13,622 25,190 18,592 6,597 31.6 48.4 5.6 4.3 11.2 16.2 13.7 23.1
Minnesota 33,738 25,862 7,875 11,542 7,718 3,824 29.8 48.6 6.0 4.4 11.2 17.4 14.6 23.1
Mississippi 28,715 22,057 6,657 7,754 4,723 3,031 21.4 45.5 4.6 2.9 10.1 17.1 13.8 22.2
                             
Missouri 38,492 30,730 7,762 12,466 9,112 3,353 29.7 43.2 4.8 3.8 8.9 14.9 12.8 20.5
Montana 7,597 6,634 963 2,439 2,045 395 30.8 41.0 5.1 4.6 8.0 15.8 15.1 19.5
Nebraska 17,079 13,959 3,121 5,496 3,994 1,502 28.6 48.1 4.6 3.5 9.5 14.3 12.3 19.8
Nevada 10,168 9,603 565 3,469 3,181 287 33.1 50.9 7.2 7.0 12.2 21.2 21.0 24.0
New Hampshire 6,690 5,060 1,630 2,422 1,470 952 29.0 58.4 5.2 5.2 5.2 14.3 17.9 8.8
                             
New Jersey 46,758 36,102 10,656 14,960 10,236 4,723 28.4 44.3 5.6 3.8 11.6 17.5 13.5 26.2
New Mexico 20,484 14,910 5,574 5,991 3,734 2,257 25.0 40.5 4.7 3.4 8.2 16.0 13.5 20.2
New York 77,055 54,219 22,837 30,610 20,379 10,231 37.6 44.8 7.3 6.0 10.2 18.3 16.1 22.8
North Carolina 70,532 48,401 22,131 25,270 13,340 11,930 27.6 53.9 4.9 4.0 6.9 13.6 14.4 12.7
North Dakota 8,151 7,437 714 2,534 2,261 273 30.4 38.2 4.7 4.6 6.1 15.2 15.1 15.9
                             
Ohio 77,332 65,072 12,260 22,817 17,008 5,809 26.1 47.4 5.2 4.3 10.2 17.8 16.5 21.5
Oklahoma 28,214 23,575 4,639 8,350 6,565 1,785 27.8 38.5 5.0 4.2 9.2 17.0 15.1 23.9
Oregon 26,303 18,186 8,116 9,870 6,466 3,403 35.6 41.9 5.6 4.3 8.4 14.9 12.2 20.0
Pennsylvania 65,679 55,917 9,762 23,821 19,012 4,809 34.0 49.3 5.3 4.5 9.5 14.5 13.3 19.3
Rhode Island 4,464 3,584 880 1,718 1,237 480 34.5 54.6 7.2 6.1 11.8 18.8 17.7 21.6
                             
South Carolina 27,821 21,223 6,598 9,290 6,172 3,118 29.1 47.3 5.6 4.3 9.8 16.8 14.8 20.8
South Dakota 5,920 5,239 681 2,048 1,721 327 32.8 48.1 5.6 5.3 8.1 16.2 16.1 16.8
Tennessee 32,055 26,276 5,779 10,368 7,554 2,814 28.8 48.7 5.7 4.6 10.8 17.7 16.0 22.1
Texas 173,248 130,140 43,108 49,094 30,206 18,888 23.2 43.8 5.0 3.7 8.8 17.6 16.0 20.2
Utah 19,936 17,084 2,853 7,099 5,894 1,205 34.5 42.2 6.0 5.4 9.2 16.8 15.7 21.9
                             
Vermont 5,194 4,810 384 1,810 1,608 202 33.4 52.5 4.1 3.8 7.7 11.8 11.4 14.7
Virginia 50,305 42,043 8,262 17,774 13,264 4,510 31.5 54.6 5.8 4.3 13.2 16.4 13.7 24.2
Washington 43,355 32,894 10,461 13,722 9,160 4,562 27.8 43.6 5.7 4.4 10.1 18.2 15.7 23.1
West Virginia 12,810 11,613 1,196 4,826 4,106 721 35.4 60.3 6.1 5.4 12.0 16.1 15.4 19.9
Wisconsin 41,551 31,914 9,637 14,494 9,644 4,850 30.2 50.3 5.4 4.9 7.0 15.5 16.4 13.9
Wyoming 5,443 3,199 2,243 2,001 1,097 904 34.3 40.3 4.6 3.3 6.4 12.5 9.8 15.8
                             
U.S. Service Academies 1,912 1,912 0 940 940 0 49.2 8.2 8.2 16.7 16.7
                             
Other jurisdictions 16,664 15,259 1,405 5,357 4,802 555 31.5 39.5 4.6 4.5 5.8 14.4 14.3 14.7
American Samoa 293 0 293 91 0 91 31.1 4.8 4.8 15.3 15.3
Federated States of
   Micronesia
371 0 371 103 0 103 27.8 6.7 6.7 24.0 24.0
Guam 886 646 240 347 222 126 34.3 52.4 4.6 4.6 4.7 11.8 13.5 9.0
Marshall Islands 134 0 134 50 0 50 37.3 4.9 4.9 13.0 13.0
Northern Marianas 159 159 0 55 55 0 34.7 5.4 5.4 15.6 15.6
Palau 133 0 133 44 0 44 33.1 3.6 3.6 10.9 10.9
Puerto Rico 14,108 13,874 235 4,509 4,368 141 31.5 60.3 4.6 4.5 8.6 14.4 14.4 14.2
U.S. Virgin Islands 581 581 0 158 158 0 27.1 3.4 3.4 12.6 12.6
†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 2009-10, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section; and Spring 2010, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared September 2010.)
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