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Student/Faculty Ratio

34. Full-time student equivalents (FTSE) divided by full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty.

  Fall 2000 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 % Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2014
FTSE FTFE Ratio FTSE FTFE Ratio FTSE FTFE Ratio
FTSE/FTFE Ratio 42,901 2,010 21:1 46,817 2,454 19:1 46,043 2,461 19:1 - 12.1% 
 

Tenured/Tenure-Track FTE Faculty

Out-Of-State Peers   Fall 2000 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Point Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2014
36. Percent of FTE teaching faculty who are tenured/tenure-track 74.0% 70.1% 70.1% - 3.9
 

UT Austin remains committed to providing full-time permanent faculty support for an excellent educational experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Other teaching faculty members include Lecturers, Specialists, Visiting, Adjunct, Clinical, and Research instructors. These faculty members also provide important contributions to the educational experience of our students. They typically bring alternative academic or professional experience to the classroom, which often provides valuable perspectives that enriches the educational experiences in significant ways.


Faculty Rank

  Teaching Assistants Other Faculty Instructor Assistant
Professor
Associate
Professor
Professor
40. Faculty Rank (Fall 2014)
Faculty Ethnicity
Total* 370 1,442 0 392 535 1,009
White 241 1,119 0 226 392 840
African American 12 36 0 24 41 26
Hispanic 39 124 0 34 36 45
Asian 12 99 0 57 50 84
International 61 51 0 46 10 8
Other 5 13 0 5 6 6
Faculty Gender
Male 162 712 0 226 313 775
Female 208 730 0 166 222 234
*Hispanic faculty members, except international ones, are counted as Hispanic. Faculty who are "Multi-Racial one of which is African American" are included with the African American faculty. Asian includes Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. "Other" includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Unknown, and two or more races, excluding African American. International faculty are shown as a separate category.
 

Faculty Salary by Rank

  FY 2002 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2002 to
FY 2014
National Average
(FY 2014)
% National Average
41. Faculty Salary Comparisons
Professor $98,838 $145,387 $147,540 49.3% $107,831 137%
Associate Professor $63,502 $93,442 $94,791 49.3% $76,921 123%
Assistant Professor $59,919 $86,559 $88,874 48.3% $64,952 137%
Instructor $45,807 $95,000 $0 -100.0% $45,057 0%
 

Appropriated Funds per FTE Faculty

54. State appropriations divided by full-time equivalent students and annual full-time equivalent teaching faculty.

  FY 2001 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2001 to
FY 2015
Appropriated funds per FTE faculty $67,320 $71,196 $72,469 7.6%
 

Total Revenue per FTE Teaching Faculty

  FY 2000 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
57. Total revenue
Per FTE faculty $203,748 $404,382 $382,291 87.6%
 

Federal and Private Research

  FY 2001 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2001 to
FY 2014
45. Federal and private research expenditures per FTE faculty $167,891 $277,894 $260,136 54.9%
 
  FY 2009 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2009 to
FY 2015
49. Faculty holding extramural research grants
Number 821 899 887 894 8.9%
Percent 42.04% 45.9% 45.4% 46% 4.0
 

  Fall 2000 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 %/Point Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2015
42. Endowed Professorships and Chairs 715 868 880 23.1%
Percent unfilled 24.5% 23.5% 21.1% - 3.4
Percent of total tenured/tenure-track faculty 41.1% 44.5% 45.2% 4.1
 

43. Nobel Prize Winners and National Academies

  Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 % Change
Fall 2013 to
Fall 2015
Nobel Prize Winner 1 1 1 0.0%
National Academy of Science 19 19 19 0.0%
National Academy of Engineering 51 53 53 3.9%
Academy of Arts and Sciences 35 35 37 5.7%
Institute of Medicine 3 3 3 0.0%
American Academy of Nursing 18 18 18 0.0%
American Law Institute 22 22 22 0.0%
 

44. Other Faculty Awards

  FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change FY 2014 to FY 2015
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellows 1 1 0.0%
Beckman Young Investigators 1 0 -100.0%
Fulbright American Scholars 0 4 N/A
Guggenheim Fellows 0 1 N/A
MacArthur Foundation Fellows 1 0 -100.0%
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellows 2 2 0.0%
National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT 1 1 0.0%
NSF CAREER Award winners (excluding those who are also PECASE winners) 7 22 214.3%
Newberry Library Long-term Fellows 1 0 -100.0%
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 3 0 -100.0%
Sloan Research Fellows 3 1 - 66.7%