Faculty Load

Course Sections taught by Full-Time Faculty

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Definition

Percentage of total course sections taught by full-time faculty at the end of the fall term in the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of total course sections taught by full-time faculty was the second lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, in 2016, the percentage of total course sections taught by full-time faculty was in the 13th percentile nationally.


Course Sections taught by Part-Time Faculty

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Definition

Percentage of total course sections taught by part-time faculty at the end of the fall term in the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of total course sections taught by part-time faculty was the second highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, in 2016, the percentage of total course sections taught by part-time faculty was in the 87th percentile nationally.


Credit Hours taught by Full-Time Faculty

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Definition

Percentage of total student credit hours taught by full-time faculty at the end of the fall term in the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of total student credit hours taught by full-time faculty was the second lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, in 2016, the percentage of total student credit hours taught by full-time faculty was in the 14th percentile nationally.


Credit Hours taught by Part-Time Faculty

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Definition

Percentage of total student credit hours taught by part-time faculty at the end of the fall term in the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of total student credit hours taught by part-time faculty was the second highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, in 2016, the percentage of total student credit hours taught by part-time faculty was in the 86th percentile nationally.


Student/Faculty Ratio

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Definition

Ratio of full-time equivalent students to full-time equivalent faculty.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the ratio of full-time equivalent students to full-time equivalent faculty was the second lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, in 2016, the ratio of full-time equivalent students to full-time equivalent faculty was in the 62nd percentile nationally.