Friday, January 24, 2014

Part-Time Professors

Among the nation's 1.6 million college teachers, only 51 percent are employed full-time. Forty-nine percent of college teachers are part-time workers. Here is the percentage of part-time professors by type of school...

Four-year schools
36% of teachers at public schools
48% of teachers at private, nonprofit schools
85% of teachers at private, for-profit schools

Two-year schools
69% of teachers at public schools
51% of teaches at private, nonprofit schools
53% of teachers at private for-profit schools

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2012; Financial Statistics, Fiscal Year 2012; Graduation Rates, Selected Cohorts, 2004-09; and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2012

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