Liberty University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
1,680
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Liberty 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
$50,000
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Liberty University vary approximately from $2,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $50,000 a year - that is 45% lower than Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $3,849 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $4,428 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
VA Average
Difference

Professor
$110,748
$134,207
-17%

Associate professor
$84,192
$95,685
-12%

Assistant professor
$45,588
$76,502
-40%

Instructor
$29,784
$55,680
-47%

Lecturer
$59,544
$64,597
-8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Liberty University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Liberty University has a reasonably decent, 19:1 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 Liberty University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Liberty University consists of 136 professors, 188 associate professors, 803 assistant professors, 546 instructors, and 7 lecturers - 1079 men and 601 women:
Liberty 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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