Northwestern Health Sciences University: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Northwestern Health Sciences 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

Faculty Salary
As a rule, adequately 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 Northwestern Health Sciences University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $80,000 a year, it is 15% lower than Minnesota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,781 a month on average; which is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $7,602 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MN Average


Associate professor

Assistant professor


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Northwestern Health Sciences University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Northwestern Health Sciences University has a very good, 6:1 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 Northwestern Health Sciences University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Northwestern Health Sciences University includes 17 professors, 14 associate professors, 14 assistant professors, and 1 instructor - 22 men and 24 women:
Northwestern Health Sciences 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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