College of the Atlantic: 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 College of the Atlantic 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.

Faculty monthly salaries at College of the Atlantic vary approximately from $7,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $90,000 a year - which is 10% lower than Maine average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,821 a month on average; it is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $7,881 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

College of the Atlantic Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
College of the Atlantic has a good, 10:1 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 College of the Atlantic versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at College of the Atlantic consists of 25 professors - 16 men and 9 women:
College of the Atlantic 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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