Southern Adventist University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$56,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Southern Adventist 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
142
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 Southern Adventist University vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $56,000 a year - which is 40% lower than Tennessee average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $4,583 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $4,674 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
TN Average
Difference

Professor
$57,516
$132,723
-57%

Associate professor
$54,624
$91,600
-40%

Assistant professor
$52,080
$80,160
-35%

Instructor
$48,108
$56,762
-15%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southern Adventist University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
Southern Adventist University has a pretty decent, 15:1 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 Southern Adventist University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southern Adventist University consists of 66 professors, 55 associate professors, 20 assistant professors, and 1 instructor - 74 men and 68 women:
Southern Adventist 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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