Northwest University: Faculty & Salaries

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Full-time
Faculty
58
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Northwest 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
$73,000
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 Northwest University vary approximately from $3,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $73,000 a year, which is 20% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,789 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,236 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Professor
$86,328
$129,123
-33%

Associate professor
$71,244
$99,207
-28%

Assistant professor
$66,084
$87,871
-25%

Instructor
$60,540
$69,007
-12%

Unranked Teacher
$40,644
$74,045
-45%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Northwest University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Northwest University has a pretty good, 13:1 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 Northwest University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Northwest University consists of 14 professors, 23 associate professors, 19 assistant professors, 1 instructor, and 1 unranked teacher - 32 men and 26 women:
Northwest 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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