Student to faculty ratio
(Indicator Number: 24)

Category: Faculty

What It Measures: Number of faculty available to students.

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 2 year difference. The latest data available is from 2018 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a lower value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: IPEDS

Data Source For Peer Value: IPEDS

Benchmark Set By: Peers


is currently at or below the average of the 3 previous years (17)


is currently at or below the benchmark set by Peers (18)

Towson University's peers as of 2015

California State University, Fullerton
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Montclair State University
Appalachian State University
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Wilmington (The)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
James Madison University
Western Washington University

USM Institutions
Student to faculty ratio
(Indicator Number: 24)

Bowie State University 16
Coppin State University 13
Frostburg State University 15
Salisbury University 15
Towson University 17
University of Baltimore 14
University of Maryland, Baltimore 7
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 19
University of Maryland, College Park 18
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 12