Faculty Composition (% full-time faculty and % with a terminal degree)

College Transitions provides the percentage of full-time faculty and the percentage of full-time faculty possessing a terminal degree at more than 300 of the most selective colleges in the U.S.

*Data collected from institutional Common Data Set (CDS) forms for 2021-22.

Table updated November 2022.

InstitutionTotal Faculty% Full-Time FacultyFull-Time Faculty with PhD or Terminal Degree
Adelphi University106729%55%
Agnes Scott College12762%90%
Alfred University20577%87%
Allegheny College18981%87%
American University157751%88%
Amherst College30780%93%
Appalachian State University140773%96%
Arizona State University-Tempe457372%79%
Auburn University170185%89%
Austin College11886%90%
Babson College25571%79%
Bard College27455%86%
Barnard College36473%95%
Bates College19888%97%
Baylor University146173%79%
Belmont University84446%69%
Beloit College11083%91%
Bennington College13445%75%
Bentley University51352%77%
Berea College19372%86%
Binghamton University108873%88%
Boston College147560%87%
Boston University262970%82%
Bowdoin College23487%100%
Bradley University57655%70%
Brandeis University56570%87%
Brown University103290%94%
Bryant University30153%79%
Bryn Mawr College19579%94%
Bucknell University42192%96%
Butler University58662%77%
California Institute of Technology38194%98%
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo147265%67%
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona151246%64%
California State University-Fresno137752%67%
California State University-Fullerton205250%73%
California State University-Long Beach245441%68%
California State University-Los Angeles161943%61%
Carleton College239797%93%
Carnegie Mellon University121592%92%
Case Western Reserve University101670%76%
Centre College14797%98%
Chapman University126944%76%
Claremont McKenna College19485%98%
Clark University33368%88%
Clemson University182876%83%
Coastal Carolina University75363%69%
Colby College22997%100%
Colgate University36991%94%
College of Charleston86259%81%
College of the Holy Cross34289%94%
College of William and Mary91172%92%
Colorado College24885%98%
Colorado School of Mines60354%75%
Colorado State University-Fort Collins194372%86%
Columbia University in the City of New York936175%87%
Connecticut College24572%90%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art20628%73%
Cornell University222285%92%
Creighton University88165%82%
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College114641%76%
CUNY Brooklyn College129836%69%
CUNY Hunter College240825%59%
Dartmouth College81577%93%
Davidson College21791%96%
Denison University29277%91%
DePaul University179248%67%
DePauw University22878%95%
Dickinson College26679%90%
Drew University26151%86%
Drexel University199953%69%
Duke University157594%94%
Duquesne University94048%84%
Earlham College10886%91%
East Carolina University144977%79%
Eckerd College17690%88%
Elon University58778%83%
Emerson College67033%58%
Emory University126286%94%
Fairfield University66648%77%
Florida Atlantic University148260%76%
Florida Gulf Coast University87261%67%
Florida Institute of Technology50652%81%
Florida International University244254%76%
Florida Southern College34845%76%
Florida State University196980%93%
Fordham University177841%79%
Franklin and Marshall College27282%93%
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering5866%88%
Furman University31573%93%
George Mason University299148%80%
George Washington University251744%85%
Georgetown University201759%67%
Georgia College & State University41979%78%
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus121585%81%
Georgia State University155976%88%
Gettysburg College28778%93%
Gonzaga University78557%72%
Grinnell College20587%98%
Gustavus Adolphus College20989%92%
Hamilton College25380%93%
Harvard University211485%90%
Harvey Mudd College10787%96%
Haverford College17083%97%
Hendrix College11279%78%
High Point University48666%76%
Hobart William Smith Colleges19190%99%
Hofstra University119539%77%
Illinois College10373%79%
Illinois Institute of Technology67458%73%
Illinois Wesleyan University20254%84%
Indiana University-Bloomington247884%88%
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis405366%80%
Iowa State University167484%91%
Ithaca College57574%79%
James Madison University147971%68%
Johns Hopkins University77097%98%
Juniata College15664%84%
Kalamazoo College13382%90%
Kansas State University106989%74%
Kenyon College22483%97%
Lafayette College29981%95%
Lake Forest College18757%85%
Lawrence University19883%89%
Lehigh University70379%90%
Lewis & Clark College44346%69%
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus22560%83%
Loyola Marymount University114054%89%
Loyola University Chicago174946%87%
Loyola University Maryland45274%67%
Macalester College26775%88%
Manhattan College46151%84%
Marist College59339%63%
Marquette University120755%81%
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts13759%81%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology163781%90%
Miami University-Oxford112979%82%
Michigan State University292187%89%
Michigan Technological University42592%88%
Middlebury College36085%95%
Milwaukee School of Engineering26563%76%
Mississippi State University142375%79%
Morehouse College27354%91%
Mount Holyoke College26778%92%
Muhlenberg College33855%76%
New College of Florida13573%94%
New Jersey Institute of Technology92251%89%
New York Institute of Technology101634%86%
New York University662044%89%
North Carolina State University at Raleigh212886%91%
Northeastern University222569%88%
Northern Arizona University151864%71%
Northwestern University174286%97%
Oberlin College33485%84%
Occidental College25676%92%
Ohio State University-Main Campus606477%93%
Ohio University-Main Campus113275%72%
Ohio Wesleyan University19656%78%
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus136280%88%
Oregon State University173577%78%
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus349286%80%
Pepperdine University95543%75%
Pitzer College11287%91%
Pomona College26576%93%
Princeton University119185%92%
Providence College54959%86%
Purdue University-Main Campus282688%98%
Quinnipiac University100039%74%
Ramapo College of New Jersey50041%83%
Reed College16994%96%
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute47392%91%
Rhodes College21583%96%
Rice University93175%95%
Rochester Institute of Technology144470%64%
Rollins College220100%90%
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology19297%97%
Rutgers University-New Brunswick390956%84%
Saint Johns University15082%82%
Saint Mary's College of California43947%73%
San Diego State University199449%73%
San Francisco State University181842%63%
San Jose State University196644%68%
Santa Clara University90565%89%
Sarah Lawrence College25736%84%
Scripps College12878%97%
Seattle University73571%81%
Seton Hall University97847%67%
Skidmore College38572%80%
Smith College31295%98%
Soka University of America9358%91%
Southern Methodist University112664%79%
Southwestern University14977%96%
Spelman College26769%85%
St John's University-New York139743%70%
St Lawrence University20681%96%
St Olaf College31869%90%
St. John's College (MD)6885%94%
St. John's College (NM)5969%71%
St. Mary's College of Maryland20458%84%
Stanford University221276%99%
Stetson University45059%86%
Stevens Institute of Technology41569%91%
Stonehill College28861%84%
Stony Brook University161766%86%
SUNY at Albany119953%85%
SUNY at Purchase College45241%Not Reported
SUNY College at Geneseo37758%81%
SUNY College at Oswego51667%74%
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry14287%86%
SUNY Oneonta46859%73%
Susquehanna University23561%79%
Swarthmore College21390%99%
Syracuse University169168%83%
Temple University278152%75%
Texas A & M University-College Station403188%73%
Texas Christian University116659%77%
Texas Tech University211869%81%
The College of New Jersey83045%71%
The College of Wooster20480%96%
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville198585%84%
The University of Texas at Austin320683%90%
The University of Texas at Dallas131374%80%
The University of the South24669%91%
Trinity College27284%94%
Trinity University34177%95%
Truman State University30289%83%
Tufts University117059%90%
Tulane University of Louisiana135165%86%
Union College23789%97%
United States Air Force Academy52699%62%
United States Coast Guard Academy17385%43%
United States Merchant Marine Academy13286%Not Reported
United States Military Academy74281%50%
United States Naval Academy34491%68%
University at Buffalo189772%95%
University of Alabama at Birmingham121475%85%
University of Arizona251185%91%
University of Arkansas149083%80%
University of California-Berkeley267567%89%
University of California-Davis228468%94%
University of California-Irvine171880%98%
University of California-Los Angeles262192%98%
University of California-Merced48193%86%
University of California-Riverside118082%98%
University of California-San Diego156685%98%
University of California-Santa Barbara122588%100%
University of California-Santa Cruz94074%98%
University of Central Florida212476%82%
University of Chicago184490%100%
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus345964%80%
University of Colorado Boulder234773%80%
University of Connecticut153381%87%
University of Dayton102163%78%
University of Delaware174674%86%
University of Denver158248%74%
University of Florida338286%91%
University of Georgia249884%94%
University of Houston300254%80%
University of Illinois at Chicago185673%86%
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign1936100%95%
University of Iowa159888%89%
University of Kentucky181278%89%
University of Louisville171354%75%
University of Maine83460%76%
University of Mary Washington36067%80%
University of Maryland-Baltimore County92660%77%
University of Maryland-College Park254773%87%
University of Massachusetts-Amherst177582%93%
University of Massachusetts-Boston109163%76%
University of Miami155872%87%
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor358281%86%
University of Minnesota-Morris13277%91%
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities351468%85%
University of Mississippi134181%79%
University of Missouri-Columbia157081%85%
University of Nebraska-Lincoln159582%81%
University of Nevada-Las Vegas202051%82%
University of Nevada-Reno125470%73%
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus97472%77%
University of New Mexico-Main Campus123073%82%
University of North Carolina at Asheville29073%78%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill230770%78%
University of North Carolina at Charlotte158770%80%
University of North Carolina at Greensboro113477%80%
University of North Carolina Wilmington120363%76%
University of Notre Dame142187%88%
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus195681%82%
University of Oregon139078%96%
University of Pennsylvania184783%93%
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus246076%84%
University of Portland46453%59%
University of Puget Sound27176%91%
University of Redlands54339%63%
University of Rhode Island112468%76%
University of Richmond61165%90%
University of Rochester103068%86%
University of San Diego103748%83%
University of San Francisco110040%79%
University of South Carolina-Columbia246661%81%
University of South Florida-Main Campus209968%78%
University of Southern California360358%88%
University of Tulsa38770%88%
University of Utah216166%79%
University of Vermont81974%79%
University of Virginia-Main Campus161996%93%
University of Washington-Seattle Campus254876%82%
University of Wisconsin-Madison306185%89%
Ursinus College18669%85%
Vanderbilt University123278%95%
Vassar College35583%92%
Villanova University059%80%
Virginia Commonwealth University210361%65%
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University233189%87%
Wake Forest University91969%86%
Washington and Lee University34175%90%
Washington State University181775%82%
Washington University in St Louis154968%86%
Wellesley College34189%94%
Wesleyan University44089%90%
West Virginia University148674%Not Reported
Wheaton College35860%85%
Wheaton College17873%79%
Whitman College21382%90%
Willamette University22571%94%
Williams College36081%97%
Worcester Polytechnic Institute54178%89%
Yale University184768%88%
Yeshiva University70842%81%

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