Central Michigan University: Faculty & Salaries

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Central Michigan University Logo
Full-time
Faculty
815
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Central Michigan 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
$98,000
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 Central Michigan University vary approximately from $4,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $98,000 a year, which is 5% lower than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $7,378 a month on average; which is lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,738 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Professor
$130,680
$141,301
-8%

Associate professor
$99,708
$104,076
-4%

Assistant professor
$86,856
$88,219
-2%

Instructor
$68,868
$77,405
-11%

Lecturer
$58,848
$69,780
-16%

Unranked Teacher
$86,052
$74,734
+15%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Central Michigan University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Central Michigan University has a reasonable, 22:1 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 Central Michigan University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Central Michigan University consists of 291 professors, 149 associate professors, 174 assistant professors, 4 instructors, 190 lecturers, and 7 unranked teachers - 487 men and 328 women:
Central Michigan University Faculty Demographics Chart

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

Learn More About Central Michigan University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Michigan Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We list 77 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Jackson, and 48 other cities. Approximately 5,400 accounting and finance degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for accounting and finance programs in MI: $18,200.

Architecture
Read about 26 architecture schools and colleges in Bloomfield Hills, Flint, Ann Arbor, Adrian, Lansing, Benton Harbor, Southfield, and 20 other cities. Approximately 800 architecture diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for architecture programs in MI is approximately $27,800.

Art
Learn more about 57 art schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Muskegon, Bay City, and 39 other cities. Approximately 1,500 art degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for art degree programs in MI - $20,700.

Astronomy
Learn more about 3 astronomy schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Mount Pleasant, and East Lansing. Approximately 100 astronomy diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for astronomy degree programs in MI - $34,300.

Automotive and Mechanic
Learn about 36 automotive and mechanic schools and colleges in Flint, Port Huron, Dearborn, Adrian, Cadillac, Grand Rapids, Mount Pleasant, and 30 other cities. About 1,400 automotive and mechanic degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for automotive and mechanic programs in MI is roughly $6,700.

Biology
Get details on 50 biology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Livonia, and 32 other cities. About 4,900 biology diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in MI is about $27,300.

Broadcasting
Read about 43 broadcasting schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Muskegon, Bay City, Livonia, Southfield, and 31 other cities. Around 1,200 broadcasting degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for broadcasting programs in MI is approximately $22,300.

Business
Read information about 94 business schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Troy, Dearborn, Southfield, and 57 other cities. Approximately 13,600 business degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for business degree programs in MI is about $19,400.

Chemistry
Get details on 41 chemistry schools and colleges in Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Flint, Adrian, Bay City, Lansing, and 29 other cities. Approximately 1,600 chemistry diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in MI - $29,000.

Communication and Journalism
Our listing contains 56 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Rochester Hills, Muskegon, Southfield, and 36 more cities. Approximately 3,600 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for communication and journalism programs in MI is approximately $25,100.

Computer Science
Get details on 90 computer science schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Flint, Kalamazoo, Troy, Ann Arbor, and 54 other cities. Around 5,800 computer science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for computer science programs in MI is around $16,800.

Construction
Read about 32 construction schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Troy, Adrian, Brimley, Houghton, Southfield, Berrien Springs, and 27 more cities. About 600 construction degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for construction programs in MI is about $17,200.

Culinary
We list 22 culinary schools and colleges in Adrian, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Detroit, Marquette, Warren, Big Rapids, and 19 more cities. Approximately 900 culinary diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for culinary degree programs in MI is roughly $7,900.

Economics
Learn about 26 economics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Holland, Rochester Hills, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, and 19 other cities. Approximately 1,300 economics diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for economics programs in MI: $32,200.

Education
Learn about 102 education schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Flint, Port Huron, Kalamazoo, and 60 more cities. About 10,500 education diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for education degree programs in MI - $21,100.

Engineering
Learn about 68 engineering schools and colleges in Flint, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, and 46 more cities. About 7,800 engineering degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for engineering programs in MI is roughly $28,300.

English and Literature
Detailed information about 46 english and literature schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Adrian, Bay City, and 30 other cities. Approximately 2,700 english and literature degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for english and literature programs in MI: $25,300.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Get details on 24 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Mount Pleasant, Kalamazoo, Allendale, Sault Ste Marie, Ann Arbor, and 17 more cities. Around 500 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for ethnic and cultural studies programs in MI: $32,800.

Fashion
Get details on 11 fashion schools and colleges in Adrian, Mount Pleasant, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ypsilanti, Midland, Grand Rapids, and 8 more cities. Around 300 fashion diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for fashion degree programs in MI is about $20,600.

Film and Acting
Our directory contains 20 film and acting schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Lansing, Allendale, Flint, Ypsilanti, and 14 other cities. Approximately 500 film and acting diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for film and acting degree programs in MI is roughly $21,600.

Foreign Languages
Our directory contains 39 foreign languages schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Flint, Adrian, Livonia, and 26 other cities. Around 1,400 foreign languages diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages degree programs in MI is around $26,800.

General Studies
Get details on 70 general studies schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Battle Creek, and 45 other cities. Approximately 14,900 general studies degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for general studies programs in MI - $8,100.

Geography
Read information about 12 geography schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Allendale, Mount Pleasant, Houghton, Detroit, Ypsilanti, Marquette, and 8 more cities. About 300 geography degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for geography degree programs in MI - $22,800.

Geology
Read about 16 geology schools and colleges in Marquette, Benton Harbor, Holland, Albion, Detroit, Sault Ste Marie, Kalamazoo, and 13 more cities. Approximately 300 geology diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for geology degree programs in MI is about $28,600.

Gerontology
Learn more about 5 gerontology schools and colleges in Detroit, Mount Pleasant, Livonia, and Ypsilanti. Approximately 100 gerontology diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for gerontology programs in MI - $19,100.

Graphic Design and Animation
Our listing contains 49 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in Flint, Southfield, Bloomfield Hills, Grand Rapids, Troy, Bay City, Dearborn, and 34 more cities. Around 1,200 graphic design and animation diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for graphic design and animation programs in MI is approximately $15,000.

History
Read about 42 history schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Adrian, Lansing, Dearborn, and 29 more cities. About 1,200 history diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for history programs in MI - $26,900.

Industrial Technologies
Our directory contains 54 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Detroit, Battle Creek, Bloomfield Hills, Muskegon, Bay City, Dearborn, Flint, and 39 more cities. Around 3,400 industrial technologies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for industrial technologies programs in MI is approximately $12,400.

Interior Design
Our listing contains 26 interior design schools and colleges in Adrian, East Lansing, Plainwell, Bay City, Clinton Township, Mount Pleasant, Allen Park, and 22 other cities. Approximately 300 interior design degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for interior design degree programs in MI is roughly $18,000.

Law
Our directory contains 16 law schools and colleges in Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Alpena, Marquette, Ironwood, Muskegon, and 10 other cities. About 2,500 law diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for law degree programs in MI is around $34,000.

Management
Detailed information about 94 management schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Southfield, Troy, Dearborn, and 57 more cities. Approximately 16,300 management degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for management degree programs in MI - $19,200.

Marketing and Advertising
Our directory contains 67 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Troy, Dearborn, Muskegon, Kalamazoo, and 41 more cities. About 3,300 marketing and advertising diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising degree programs in MI is roughly $19,500.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 42 mathematics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Flint, Adrian, Sault Ste Marie, and 30 more cities. Approximately 1,600 mathematics diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for mathematics programs in MI - $26,900.

Medical
Our listing contains 84 medical schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Dearborn, Port Huron, and 52 other cities. Around 9,200 medical diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for medical degree programs in MI is approximately $17,700.

Medical Assistant
Detailed information about 96 medical assistant schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Dearborn, Port Huron, Ann Arbor, and 60 other cities. Approximately 11,500 medical assistant diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for medical assistant degree programs in MI is around $11,500.

Meteorology
Read information about 3 meteorology schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Mount Pleasant, and Houghton. Around 100 meteorology diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for meteorology programs in MI - $32,000.

Music
We reviewed 37 music schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Marquette, Ypsilanti, and 26 more cities. About 1,100 music diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for music degree programs in MI is around $27,400.

Natural Resources and Environment
Get details on 40 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, and 30 other cities. Around 1,100 natural resources and environment diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in MI is about $29,300.

Occupational Therapy
Learn more about 45 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Bay City, Adrian, Rochester Hills, and 28 other cities. Approximately 2,200 occupational therapy diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for occupational therapy degree programs in MI is about $23,500.

Paralegal
Our listing contains 46 paralegal schools and colleges in Dearborn, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Detroit, Adrian, Benton Harbor, Escanaba, and 39 other cities. Approximately 800 paralegal degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for paralegal degree programs in MI is about $12,900.

Philosophy
Read about 30 philosophy schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Holland, Spring Arbor, Ann Arbor, and 19 more cities. About 300 philosophy diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for philosophy programs in MI - $27,300.

Photography
We reviewed 17 photography schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Bloomfield Hills, Big Rapids, Lansing, Allendale, Dearborn, Rochester Hills, and 12 more cities. Approximately 400 photography diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for photography programs in MI is approximately $15,300.

Physical Therapy
Read information about 19 physical therapy schools and colleges in Flint, Ann Arbor, Hancock, Adrian, Detroit, Warren, Bay City, and 14 other cities. Around 600 physical therapy diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for physical therapy programs in MI: $14,200.

Physics
We list 32 physics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Flint, Adrian, Mount Pleasant, Ann Arbor, Detroit, and 24 other cities. Around 700 physics degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for physics degree programs in MI is around $30,200.

Political Science
Read information about 35 political science schools and colleges in Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Livonia, Alpena, Big Rapids, and 25 more cities. Around 1,900 political science diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for political science programs in MI is about $29,700.

Psychology
Read information about 59 psychology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Adrian, and 41 other cities. About 5,200 psychology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for psychology programs in MI - $24,500.

Recreation and Leisure
Our listing contains 9 recreation and leisure schools and colleges in Ironwood, Big Rapids, Spring Arbor, Marquette, Grand Rapids, Sault Ste Marie, Kalamazoo, East Lansing, and Mount Pleasant. About 300 recreation and leisure diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for recreation and leisure programs in MI is around $19,500.

Resort and Hospitality
Our listing contains 22 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in Adrian, East Lansing, Mount Pleasant, Bloomfield Hills, Livonia, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and 19 other cities. About 800 resort and hospitality diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality programs in MI is around $21,400.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Read about 29 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Berrien Springs, Petoskey, Adrian, East Lansing, Midland, Troy, and 23 other cities. About 600 retailing and wholesaling degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for retailing and wholesaling programs in MI is about $21,100.

Social Work
Learn more about 51 social work schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Adrian, Battle Creek, Brimley, and 37 more cities. Approximately 4,400 social work degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for social work degree programs in MI is about $23,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our directory contains 40 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Ironwood, and 28 more cities. Approximately 1,800 sociology and anthropology degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in MI is approximately $26,700.

Theater and Drama
Read information about 39 theater and drama schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Dowagiac, Troy, and 27 other cities. Around 400 theater and drama diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for theater and drama degree programs in MI is approximately $24,200.

Theology and Religion
Our directory contains 31 theology and religion schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Adrian, Holland, Lansing, and 16 more cities. Approximately 900 theology and religion degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for theology and religion degree programs in MI is around $21,000.

Work and Family Studies
Get details on 47 work and family studies schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Livonia, Jackson, Flint, and 34 more cities. Approximately 2,300 work and family studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for work and family studies programs in MI is around $15,700.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges