Samuel Merritt 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 Samuel Merritt 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, properly 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 Samuel Merritt University vary approximately from $8,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $115,000 a year - which is 1% higher than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $9,165 a month on average; it is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $10,737 a month.

Faculty Rank
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Associate professor

Assistant professor


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Samuel Merritt University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Samuel Merritt University has a good, 9:1 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 Samuel Merritt University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Samuel Merritt University includes 11 professors, 11 associate professors, 63 assistant professors, and 18 instructors - 24 men and 79 women:
Samuel Merritt 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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