Capella University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
256
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Capella 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
$75,000
As a rule, well-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 Capella University vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $75,000 a year, it is 20% lower than Minnesota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,102 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,474 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MN Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$75,216
$73,281
+3%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Capella University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
Capella University has a bit disappointing, 28:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios usually 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 Capella University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Capella University consists of 256 unranked teachers - 114 men and 142 women:
Capella University Faculty Demographics Chart

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

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