Soka University of America: 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 Soka University of America 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 Soka University of America vary approximately from $5,000 to $15,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $132,000 a year - it is 8% higher than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $9,848 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries, $11,731 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Soka University of America Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Soka University of America 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 Soka University of America versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Soka University of America consists of 17 professors, 18 associate professors, 12 assistant professors, 3 instructors, 1 lecturer, and 1 unranked teacher - 30 men and 22 women:
Soka University of America 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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