Widener University Commonwealth 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 Widener University Commonwealth 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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Widener University Commonwealth Law School vary approximately from $7,000 to $15,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $159,000 a year - which is 44% higher than Pennsylvania average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $12,996 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $13,473 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
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Associate professor


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Widener University Commonwealth Law School Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Widener University Commonwealth Law School 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 Widener University Commonwealth Law School versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Widener University Commonwealth Law School consists of 11 professors, 5 associate professors, and 1 instructor - 9 men and 8 women:
Widener University Commonwealth Law School 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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