CUNY School of Law: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for CUNY School of Law 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.

Faculty monthly salaries at CUNY School of Law vary approximately from $9,000 to $17,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $173,000 a year, it is 43% higher than New York average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $14,005 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $15,112 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
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Associate professor


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

CUNY School of Law Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
5 : 1
CUNY School of Law has a great, 5:1 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 CUNY School of Law versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at CUNY School of Law includes 22 professors, 8 associate professors, and 6 instructors - 12 men and 24 women:
CUNY School of Law 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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