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Table 314.55. Ratios of full-time-equivalent (FTE) students to FTE staff and FTE faculty in public degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by level of institution and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2016
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 1,929,435 1,542,875 386,560 678,938 499,791 179,146 32.4 46.3 5.5 4.7 8.7 15.6 14.4 18.7
Alabama 39,304 33,229 6,075 12,345 9,534 2,812 28.7 46.3 5.0 4.4 8.6 16.0 15.3 18.6
Alaska 4,685 4,585 100 2,565 2,540 25 55.4 25.4 3.8 3.9 0.8 7.0 7.0 3.0
Arizona 39,806 28,067 11,739 12,926 8,188 4,738 29.2 40.4 6.2 5.3 8.4 19.2 18.3 20.8
Arkansas 23,694 19,173 4,521 6,957 5,046 1,910 26.3 42.3 4.7 4.2 6.7 16.0 16.1 15.8
California 201,391 147,165 54,227 78,512 48,848 29,664 33.2 54.7 7.4 5.5 12.8 19.1 16.4 23.4
                             
Colorado 41,391 37,148 4,243 17,020 15,048 1,973 40.5 46.5 4.7 4.2 9.1 11.5 10.4 19.6
Connecticut 17,117 14,061 3,056 6,267 4,554 1,714 32.4 56.1 5.0 4.1 9.1 13.7 12.8 16.2
Delaware 6,973 6,973 0 2,112 2,112 0 30.3 5.0 5.0 16.4 16.4
District of Columbia 918 918 0 402 402 0 43.8 3.4 3.4 7.8 7.8
Florida 82,655 80,853 1,802 27,602 26,834 767 33.2 42.6 6.8 6.7 9.8 20.2 20.2 23.0
                             
Georgia 61,666 52,950 8,716 19,627 15,115 4,512 28.5 51.8 5.2 4.9 7.0 16.3 17.2 13.4
Hawaii 8,087 6,297 1,790 2,959 2,114 845 33.6 47.2 4.6 3.6 8.2 12.6 10.7 17.4
Idaho 9,792 7,610 2,182 3,510 2,617 894 34.4 41.0 5.4 5.3 5.7 15.0 15.3 13.9
Illinois 66,797 46,744 20,053 19,633 11,321 8,312 24.2 41.4 5.1 3.5 8.7 17.3 14.6 21.0
Indiana 47,297 42,191 5,107 15,934 13,421 2,513 31.8 49.2 5.0 4.6 8.2 14.8 14.4 16.7
                             
Iowa 27,200 19,888 7,312 9,054 5,762 3,291 29.0 45.0 4.7 3.6 7.4 14.0 12.6 16.5
Kansas 26,730 20,007 6,724 9,760 6,929 2,831 34.6 42.1 4.9 4.2 7.0 13.5 12.2 16.6
Kentucky 32,780 27,825 4,955 10,311 7,995 2,317 28.7 46.8 4.7 3.8 9.5 14.9 13.3 20.4
Louisiana 25,425 21,460 3,965 9,355 7,300 2,055 34.0 51.8 6.3 5.6 10.5 17.3 16.4 20.3
Maine 6,556 5,400 1,157 2,201 1,544 657 28.6 56.8 5.2 4.4 8.8 15.4 15.3 15.5
                             
Maryland 43,772 31,559 12,212 17,124 11,964 5,160 37.9 42.2 4.8 4.4 5.6 12.2 11.7 13.3
Massachusetts 31,465 23,597 7,868 11,710 8,302 3,408 35.2 43.3 5.0 4.4 6.9 13.5 12.5 15.8
Michigan 73,941 64,177 9,764 27,246 22,811 4,435 35.5 45.4 4.9 4.4 8.6 13.3 12.3 18.9
Minnesota 32,593 26,022 6,571 12,193 8,957 3,235 34.4 49.2 5.6 4.2 11.0 14.9 12.2 22.4
Mississippi 30,849 23,935 6,914 8,111 5,135 2,976 21.5 43.0 4.2 3.1 8.2 16.0 14.3 19.0
                             
Missouri 33,646 25,775 7,871 11,291 7,827 3,464 30.4 44.0 5.5 4.9 7.3 16.3 16.2 16.6
Montana 7,723 6,727 995 2,596 2,175 421 32.3 42.3 4.8 4.8 5.4 14.4 14.8 12.7
Nebraska 18,353 14,746 3,607 6,234 4,519 1,715 30.6 47.5 4.1 3.5 6.5 12.1 11.5 13.7
Nevada 11,152 10,579 573 3,941 3,657 284 34.6 49.6 6.6 6.5 9.7 18.8 18.7 19.5
New Hampshire 6,036 4,861 1,175 2,267 1,592 675 32.8 57.4 5.5 5.2 6.5 14.5 15.9 11.4
                             
New Jersey 45,462 35,433 10,029 16,167 11,634 4,533 32.8 45.2 5.6 4.4 9.8 15.8 13.5 21.7
New Mexico 19,243 13,934 5,309 6,294 4,166 2,128 29.9 40.1 4.5 3.5 7.2 13.8 11.6 17.9
New York 80,429 56,815 23,615 31,932 21,871 10,060 38.5 42.6 6.8 5.9 9.0 17.1 15.3 21.2
North Carolina 73,800 50,718 23,082 27,182 15,917 11,265 31.4 48.8 4.5 4.0 5.7 12.2 12.7 11.6
North Dakota 8,269 7,408 861 2,904 2,588 315 34.9 36.6 4.6 4.6 5.3 13.2 13.1 14.4
                             
Ohio 80,413 68,988 11,425 23,347 18,115 5,232 26.3 45.8 4.6 4.1 7.9 15.9 15.5 17.3
Oklahoma 28,782 24,559 4,223 8,878 7,170 1,708 29.2 40.4 4.7 4.1 8.3 15.2 13.9 20.6
Oregon 31,546 23,970 7,576 11,714 8,427 3,287 35.2 43.4 4.6 3.6 7.6 12.3 10.3 17.5
Pennsylvania 65,301 55,840 9,461 25,393 20,614 4,780 36.9 50.5 5.0 4.5 7.6 12.7 12.2 15.0
Rhode Island 4,814 3,893 921 1,836 1,354 482 34.8 52.3 6.3 5.8 8.7 16.6 16.6 16.7
                             
South Carolina 30,424 23,868 6,556 10,795 7,687 3,108 32.2 47.4 5.2 4.3 8.2 14.6 13.5 17.3
South Dakota 6,095 5,384 710 2,305 1,900 405 35.3 57.0 5.6 5.4 7.3 14.8 15.3 12.9
Tennessee 33,573 27,606 5,967 11,401 8,608 2,792 31.2 46.8 5.2 4.3 9.5 15.3 13.7 20.3
Texas 166,989 124,033 42,956 54,981 36,467 18,514 29.4 43.1 5.7 4.7 8.5 17.3 16.1 19.7
Utah 24,615 22,614 2,001 8,500 7,751 749 34.3 37.4 5.1 4.8 7.6 14.7 14.1 20.3
                             
Vermont 5,248 4,880 368 2,074 1,870 204 38.3 55.3 3.9 3.6 6.9 9.7 9.5 12.4
Virginia 56,520 47,000 9,519 20,447 15,994 4,453 34.0 46.8 5.1 4.1 10.1 14.2 12.1 21.5
Washington 44,663 40,013 4,650 17,292 15,369 1,923 38.4 41.4 5.6 5.2 8.9 14.5 13.6 21.6
West Virginia 12,901 11,639 1,262 5,380 4,647 734 39.9 58.1 5.5 5.1 8.9 13.1 12.7 15.4
Wisconsin 41,311 32,834 8,476 15,437 11,526 3,911 35.1 46.1 5.0 4.9 5.4 13.4 14.0 11.6
Wyoming 5,458 3,140 2,317 2,000 1,038 962 33.1 41.5 4.2 3.4 5.3 11.5 10.3 12.8
                             
U.S. Service Academies 3,784 3,784 0 915 915 0 24.2 4.0 4.0 16.4 16.4
                             
Other jurisdictions 15,051 13,728 1,323 5,492 4,963 529 36.2 40.0 4.9 4.9 5.3 13.5 13.6 13.1
American Samoa 279 279 0 75 75 0 26.8 3.3 3.3 12.4 12.4
Federated States of
   Micronesia
427 0 427 132 0 132 30.8 3.9 3.9 12.7 12.7
Guam 891 616 275 320 232 88 37.7 32.1 5.2 5.3 5.0 14.5 14.2 15.5
Marshall Islands 185 0 185 74 0 74 40.2 4.2 4.2 10.4 10.4
Northern Marianas 151 151 0 46 46 0 30.5 6.0 6.0 19.8 19.8
Palau 166 0 166 51 0 51 30.7 2.6 2.6 8.6 8.6
Puerto Rico 12,428 12,158 270 4,540 4,356 184 35.8 68.2 5.1 5.0 10.0 13.9 13.8 14.7
U.S. Virgin Islands 524 524 0 255 255 0 48.6 3.5 3.5 7.2 7.2
†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. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. 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), Spring 2017, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section; and Spring 2017, Fall Enrollment component. (This table was prepared May 2019.)

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