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Table 237. Number of full-time-equivalent (FTE) staff and faculty, and FTE staff and faculty/FTE student ratios in degree-granting institutions, by control and type of institution and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2005
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
Public Private Public Private Public Private Public Private Public Private
4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
United States 1,337,858 405,524 857,095 30,159 387,475 191,218 289,756 12,858 29.0 47.2 33.8 42.6 4.3 9.0 4.1 9.2 14.8 19.2 12.2 21.6
Alabama 29,738 5,857 4,597 208 7,948 2,761 1,704 53 26.7 47.1 37.1 25.4 4.1 9.2 5.4 3.3 15.4 19.6 14.5 12.9
Alaska 4,972 140 278 1,588 31 97 31.9 22.4 34.8 3.7 3.3 3.4 11.6 14.8 9.8
Arizona 23,427 10,702 14,699 1,035 5,593 4,958 6,132 476 23.9 46.3 41.7 46.0 4.3 9.5 13.9 11.9 18.2 20.4 33.4 25.9
Arkansas 15,459 3,957 2,549 72 4,270 1,788 837 26 27.6 45.2 32.8 36.5 4.4 7.8 5.1 8.1 15.8 17.2 15.4 22.2
California 126,789 58,480 73,072 3,793 35,941 31,196 27,098 1,632 28.3 53.3 37.1 43.0 4.2 12.9 4.1 9.5 14.9 24.2 11.1 22.1
                                         
Colorado 24,434 5,538 8,186 670 10,358 2,554 3,109 310 42.4 46.1 38.0 46.3 5.1 7.9 5.9 13.0 11.9 17.2 15.5 28.0
Connecticut 13,005 2,976 20,025 239 3,522 1,518 6,634 104 27.1 51.0 33.1 43.8 4.1 8.9 2.6 6.2 15.3 17.4 7.9 14.1
Delaware 5,133 1,302 994 27 1,270 545 435 13 24.7 41.9 43.7 47.2 4.4 6.3 9.1 6.0 17.7 15.0 20.8 12.8
District of Columbia 1,038 20,201 398 6,120 38.3 30.3 3.5 3.7 9.1 12.3
Florida 52,063 19,482 30,603 1,851 18,289 7,837 11,443 715 35.1 40.2 37.4 38.6 5.5 8.3 5.4 11.0 15.8 20.6 14.4 28.3
                                         
Georgia 38,197 12,163 19,087 553 10,160 5,792 7,020 206 26.6 47.6 36.8 37.2 4.3 7.7 3.7 8.8 16.3 16.1 10.2 23.8
Hawaii 6,044 1,519 1,987 84 2,169 775 1,039 41 35.9 51.0 52.3 48.7 3.7 8.8 6.5 12.1 10.4 17.2 12.4 24.8
Idaho 6,853 1,095 1,773 67 2,326 438 851 34 33.9 40.0 48.0 50.1 5.6 7.2 8.8 7.6 16.5 17.9 18.4 15.2
Illinois 49,092 19,804 53,627 655 11,369 8,683 17,699 250 23.2 43.8 33.0 38.2 3.5 10.2 4.3 6.6 15.3 23.3 12.9 17.2
Indiana 40,415 3,747 16,541 832 10,691 2,060 5,427 360 26.5 55.0 32.8 43.2 4.3 9.3 4.5 11.9 16.2 16.9 13.7 27.6
                                         
Iowa 18,769 6,026 11,491 170 5,115 2,452 4,003 67 27.3 40.7 34.8 39.7 3.2 9.0 5.4 7.8 11.7 22.1 15.5 19.7
Kansas 17,834 6,174 2,948 254 5,642 2,584 1,087 104 31.6 41.8 36.9 40.7 4.5 7.2 5.4 6.0 14.1 17.1 14.7 14.7
Kentucky 25,927 5,546 5,802 391 7,096 2,741 2,146 177 27.4 49.4 37.0 45.1 3.8 9.2 5.6 10.2 13.9 18.6 15.1 22.7
Louisiana 23,344 3,282 6,161 344 7,215 1,760 2,051 155 30.9 53.6 33.3 45.2 5.5 7.1 1.8 10.9 17.7 13.2 5.5 24.0
Maine 6,201 991 3,631 109 1,848 558 1,040 55 29.8 56.3 28.6 50.6 4.3 8.1 3.9 8.3 14.6 14.5 13.7 16.4
                                         
Maryland 27,142 10,508 21,736 262 9,498 4,642 5,626 137 35.0 44.2 25.9 52.4 4.0 6.5 1.9 12.5 11.4 14.8 7.4 23.8
Massachusetts 20,604 6,892 72,655 284 6,024 2,912 24,273 140 29.2 42.3 33.4 49.6 4.1 7.5 3.0 7.9 13.9 17.8 9.0 15.9
Michigan 53,963 12,496 12,251 191 16,186 6,058 4,972 73 30.0 48.5 40.6 38.0 4.5 9.9 7.3 12.6 15.1 20.3 18.0 33.2
Minnesota 24,612 7,338 14,046 606 5,957 3,610 5,363 244 24.2 49.2 38.2 40.3 4.4 10.0 6.5 7.7 18.1 20.3 17.1 19.1
Mississippi 21,257 6,171 1,887 179 4,404 2,914 680 92 20.7 47.2 36.0 51.3 2.9 8.7 6.0 9.6 13.9 18.4 16.6 18.7
                                         
Missouri 29,048 7,037 27,764 1,025 8,625 3,024 10,118 443 29.7 43.0 36.4 43.2 3.7 7.8 4.0 7.8 12.5 18.2 10.9 18.1
Montana 6,376 889 814 101 1,974 345 325 36 31.0 38.8 39.9 35.4 4.7 7.0 4.6 4.4 15.1 18.0 11.6 12.5
Nebraska 12,677 2,851 5,362 88 3,635 1,355 1,888 38 28.7 47.5 35.2 43.3 3.6 8.7 4.5 6.4 12.5 18.3 12.7 14.9
Nevada 8,862 1,083 819 282 2,987 506 548 112 33.7 46.8 66.9 39.8 6.4 7.5 9.1 10.1 19.1 15.9 13.6 25.3
New Hampshire 5,249 1,243 7,310 161 1,437 723 1,898 56 27.4 58.2 26.0 35.0 4.5 5.9 3.2 7.3 16.5 10.2 12.4 20.9
                                         
New Jersey 35,075 9,844 14,195 148 9,849 4,244 4,867 49 28.1 43.1 34.3 32.9 3.5 10.2 4.2 7.9 12.4 23.6 12.3 24.1
New Mexico 14,685 5,274 1,129 35 3,383 2,013 637 19 23.0 38.2 56.4 54.7 3.1 6.9 7.8 14.7 13.4 18.0 13.8 26.9
New York 48,911 21,034 124,176 3,359 18,066 9,613 39,831 1,367 36.9 45.7 32.1 40.7 6.0 9.2 3.4 8.7 16.1 20.1 10.6 21.3
North Carolina 42,161 20,486 31,229 214 10,972 11,245 8,338 75 26.0 54.9 26.7 34.9 4.0 5.9 2.5 7.2 15.5 10.8 9.4 20.6
North Dakota 6,255 1,094 694 346 2,020 439 317 68 32.3 40.2 45.7 19.7 4.7 6.2 6.4 4.0 14.5 15.4 14.1 20.3
                                         
Ohio 53,405 11,845 26,934 1,774 15,381 5,749 9,558 778 28.8 48.5 35.5 43.8 4.5 9.1 4.5 10.9 15.7 18.7 12.6 24.9
Oklahoma 21,386 4,628 4,621 211 5,910 1,810 1,706 106 27.6 39.1 36.9 50.1 4.4 8.8 5.1 12.4 16.1 22.5 13.7 24.8
Oregon 20,873 7,896 5,786 288 6,149 3,276 2,441 105 29.5 41.5 42.2 36.4 3.3 6.1 5.1 8.9 11.3 14.6 12.0 24.4
Pennsylvania 52,782 8,413 64,639 4,174 17,965 4,143 21,319 1,917 34.0 49.2 33.0 45.9 4.4 9.0 3.6 7.6 12.8 18.3 11.0 16.6
Rhode Island 3,410 859 9,203 65 1,029 436 2,687 26 30.2 50.7 29.2 39.4 5.8 10.7 4.1 8.4 19.1 21.1 14.0 21.3
                                         
South Carolina 19,621 6,219 5,323 163 5,649 2,899 1,840 54 28.8 46.6 34.6 32.9 4.3 8.1 5.7 11.0 14.9 17.4 16.4 33.3
South Dakota 4,848 622 1,504 52 1,565 313 560 27 32.3 50.3 37.2 51.9 5.3 7.8 5.5 5.4 16.3 15.6 14.8 10.3
Tennessee 25,766 5,481 27,866 922 7,322 2,556 6,584 405 28.4 46.6 23.6 43.9 4.2 9.1 2.3 11.1 14.8 19.4 9.8 25.2
Texas 119,326 38,131 28,734 1,843 27,622 16,795 9,744 767 23.1 44.0 33.9 41.6 3.7 8.2 4.1 9.8 15.9 18.7 12.0 23.4
Utah 16,335 2,765 6,340 340 5,398 1,171 2,265 151 33.0 42.3 35.7 44.5 5.1 7.4 7.0 8.6 15.6 17.6 19.6 19.2
                                         
Vermont 4,685 363 3,800 366 1,549 193 1,185 136 33.1 53.1 31.2 37.1 3.4 6.9 3.6 1.6 10.4 12.9 11.6 4.4
Virginia 38,492 7,654 15,192 705 12,097 4,240 5,130 345 31.4 55.4 33.8 49.0 4.3 11.0 4.8 10.1 13.6 19.9 14.1 20.6
Washington 27,565 13,436 7,905 53 8,140 5,899 3,514 20 29.5 43.9 44.5 37.5 3.5 9.0 5.7 13.1 11.8 20.5 12.7 35.0
West Virginia 10,414 992 1,967 112 3,740 609 679 50 35.9 61.4 34.5 44.8 5.6 12.0 5.5 19.0 15.7 19.6 16.0 42.3
Wisconsin 28,711 11,263 12,963 101 8,373 5,644 4,892 28 29.2 50.1 37.7 28.3 4.8 5.8 4.2 4.8 16.5 11.5 11.0 17.0
Wyoming 2,981 1,935 358 994 811 216 33.3 41.9 60.4 3.5 6.2 7.3 10.6 14.7 12.1
                                         
U.S. Service Schools 1,647 767 46.6 9.3 19.9
Other jurisdictions 15,794 1,276 10,322 1,004 4,941 506 4,178 479 31.3 39.7 40.5 47.7 4.0 5.7 10.3 13.1 12.9 14.3 25.4 27.4
American Samoa 210 86 41.0 4.9 12.0
Federated States of Micronesia 340 105 30.9 5.3 17.1
Guam 610 227 21 187 89 5 30.6 39.2 23.8 4.0 5.7 7.4 13.2 14.5 31.0
Marshall Islands 130 51 39.2 4.0 10.1
Northern Marianas 190 78 41.1 4.4 10.7
Palau 140 42 29.7 3.6 12.2
Puerto Rico 14,329 228 10,301 1,004 4,511 133 4,173 479 31.5 58.4 40.5 47.7 4.1 9.2 10.3 13.1 13.0 15.8 25.3 27.4
Virgin Islands 665 165 24.8 2.6 10.4
† Not applicable.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2005 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2005-06 and Spring 2006. (This table was prepared August 2006.)

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