South University Columbia: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$90,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for South University Columbia 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

Full-time
Faculty
25
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 South University Columbia vary approximately from $6,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $90,000 a year - that is 2% higher than South Carolina average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $7,262 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $7,863 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SC Average
Difference

Associate professor
$126,384
$96,602
+31%

Assistant professor
$89,952
$82,908
+8%

Instructor
$77,772
$62,714
+24%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

South University Columbia Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
South University Columbia has a pretty decent, 14:1 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 South University Columbia versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at South University Columbia includes 2 associate professors, 16 assistant professors, and 7 instructors - 8 men and 17 women:
South University Columbia 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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