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Student/Faculty Ratio

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

  Fall 2000 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 % Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2013
FTSE FTFE Ratio FTSE FTFE Ratio FTSE FTFE Ratio
FTSE/FTFE Ratio 42,901 2,010 21:1 46,925 2,427 19:1 46,817 2,454 19:1 - 10.4% 
 

Tenured/Tenure-Track FTE Faculty

Out-Of-State Peers   Fall 2000 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Point Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2013
36. Percent of FTE teaching faculty who are tenured/tenure-track 74.0% 71.3% 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 include Lecturers, Specialists, Visiting, Adjunct, Clinical, and Research instructors. These faculty 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 2013)
Faculty Ethnicity
Total* 395 1,425 0 401 534 1,008
White 248 1,108 0 249 384 841
African American 15 34 0 23 41 29
Hispanic 47 116 0 32 41 44
Asian 14 95 0 54 55 79
International 67 59 0 41 7 8
Other 4 13 0 2 6 7
Faculty Gender
Male 157 718 0 234 319 778
Female 238 707 0 167 215 230
*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 2012 FY 2013 % Change
FY 2002 to
FY 2013
National Average
(FY 2013)
% National Average
41. Faculty Salary Comparisons
Professor $98,838 $141,820 $145,387 47.1% $107,831 135%
Associate Professor $63,502 $90,025 $93,442 47.1% $76,921 121%
Assistant Professor $59,919 $84,008 $86,559 44.5% $64,952 133%
Instructor $45,807 $0 $95,000 107.4% $45,057 211%
 

Appropriated Funds per FTE Faculty

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

  FY 2001 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2001 to
FY 2014
Appropriated funds per FTE faculty $67,320 $67,264 $71,196 5.8%
 

Total Revenue per FTE Teaching Faculty

  FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
57. Total revenue
Per FTE faculty $203,748 $380,587 $404,382 98.5%
 

Federal and Private Research

  FY 2001 FY 2012 FY 2013 % Change
FY 2001 to
FY 2013
45. Federal and private research expenditures per FTE faculty $167,891 $263,359 $277,894 65.5%
 
  FY 2008 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2008 to
FY 2014
49. Faculty holding extramural research grants
Number 738 908 899 887 20.2%
Percent 41% 46.2% 45.9% 45.4% 4.4
 

  Fall 2000 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 %/Point Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2014
42. Endowed Professorships and Chairs 715 859 868 21.4%
Percent unfilled 24.5% 21.4%% 23.5% - 1.0
Percent of total tenured/tenure-track faculty 41.1% 43.9%% 44.5% 3.4
 

43. Nobel Prize Winners and National Academies

  Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 % Change
Fall 2012 to
Fall 2014
Nobel Prize Winner 1 1 1 0.0%
National Academy of Science 18 19 19 5.6%
National Academy of Engineering 49 51 53 8.2%
Academy of Arts and Sciences 35 35 35 0.0%
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 2013 FY 2014 % Change FY 2013 to FY 2014
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellows 0 1 N/A
Beckman Young Investigators 0 1 N/A
Fulbright American Scholars 2 0 -100.0%
MacArthur Foundation Fellows 0 1 N/A
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellows 1 2 100.0%
National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT 0 1 N/A
National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology winners 2 0 -100.0%
NSF CAREER Award winners (excluding those who are also PECASE winners) 56 7 - 87.5%
Newberry Library Long-term Fellows 0 1 N/A
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 0 3 N/A
Searle Scholars 1 0 -100.0%
Sloan Research Fellows 1 3 200.0%