Northwestern College Chicago: Faculty & Salaries

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

In this report for Northwestern College Chicago 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, 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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Northwestern College Chicago vary approximately from $4,000 to $6,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $56,000 a year - which is 51% lower than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $4,656 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $4,736 a month.

Faculty Rank
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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Northwestern College Chicago Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Northwestern College Chicago has a good, 8:1 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 Northwestern College Chicago versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Northwestern College Chicago consists of 1 professor, 18 associate professors, 14 assistant professors, and 5 instructors - 11 men and 27 women:
Northwestern College Chicago 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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