Ashford University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$73,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Ashford 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

Full-time
Faculty
179
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 Ashford University vary approximately from $5,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $73,000 a year, that is 40% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,915 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,174 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$99,708
$175,834
-43%

Associate professor
$78,264
$122,308
-36%

Assistant professor
$72,228
$106,075
-32%

Instructor
$61,380
$97,381
-37%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

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

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Ashford University consists of 10 professors, 16 associate professors, 124 assistant professors, and 29 instructors - 81 men and 98 women:
Ashford 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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