Adams State University: Faculty & Salaries

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Full-time
Faculty
112
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Adams State University we provide you with information about faculty structure, salaries, and class sizes, as well as comparisons to competing and nearby colleges.

Faculty Compensation and Workload

Average
Faculty Salary
$72,000
As a rule, properly compensated instructors are better motivated and have more opportunities to concentrate on teaching; therefore, we consider faculty compensation to be an important factor for evaluating education quality.

Monthly faculty salaries at Adams State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $72,000 a year, it is 22% lower than Colorado average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $5,878 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,105 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CO Average
Difference

Professor
$84,432
$126,009
-33%

Associate professor
$70,428
$101,958
-31%

Assistant professor
$66,072
$85,384
-23%

Unranked Teacher
$52,968
$62,366
-15%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Adams State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Adams State University has a decent, 16:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios typically imply smaller class size, more attention to students, better quality of education, and higher satisfaction both for students and instructors. High ratios are usually a sign of the opposite.

Use the charts above to compare faculty compensation and workload at Adams State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Adams State University includes 39 professors, 21 associate professors, 41 assistant professors, and 11 unranked teachers - 60 men and 52 women:
Adams State University Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

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