Southwestern Law School: Faculty & Salaries

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

In this report for Southwestern Law School 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

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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Southwestern Law School vary approximately from $7,000 to $17,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $177,000 a year, which is 56% higher than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $12,870 a month on average; that is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $16,472 a month.

Faculty Rank
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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southwestern Law School Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Southwestern Law School has a good, 10:1 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 Southwestern Law School versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southwestern Law School includes 48 professors, 19 associate professors, and 1 instructor - 36 men and 32 women:
Southwestern Law School 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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