Southwestern College Santa Fe: 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 Southwestern College Santa Fe 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, well-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 Southwestern College Santa Fe vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $48,000 a year - which is 44% lower than New Mexico average faculty compensation.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

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

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southwestern College Santa Fe includes 4 instructors - 4 women:
Southwestern College Santa Fe 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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