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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.
In this report for Shimer College
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.
Faculty monthly salaries at Shimer College vary approximately from $4,000 to $6,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $59,000 a year, which is 48% lower than Illinois average faculty compensation.
Women faculty members at the college are paid $4,874 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $4,912 a month.
Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios
8 : 1
Shimer College 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 Shimer College versus nearby colleges.
Faculty Ranking and Demographics
The full-time faculty at Shimer College includes 6 professors, 1 associate professor, and 3 assistant professors - 6 men and 4 women:
Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.
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