Faculty Resources is the third of the four categories that are calculated as a part of the overall Faith on View Christian College Rankings. Prestige and Student Satisfaction & Success were previously published.Below is the methodological description of this category. For other aspects of the full study please consult the methodology page.
A base assumption of these rankings is that the faculty are the core of an institution. Faculty who are well cared for and not over worked are more able to properly instruct and mentor students. This ranking category takes into account faculty salaries, course size, percent of faculty who are full-time, and student faculty ratios. Future rankings plan on adding to this area faculty teaching loads and percentage of faculty with terminal degrees.
There are six institutions that have ranked in the top 20 of all three categories published so far:
Pepperdine University, Wheaton College, Calvin College, Thomas Aquinas College, Westmont College, and Providence College.
Thomas Aquinas has finished first in two categories.
|Top 20 Christian Colleges in Faculty Resources|
|Rank||Score||College||Location||Undergrad Enrollment (Total)|
|1.||100||Thomas Aquinas College||Santa Paula, CA||358|
|2.||90||The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts||Merrimack, NH||80|
|3.||80||Union University||Jackson, TN||2875 (4007)|
|4.||77||New Saint Andrew’s College||Moscow, ID||165 (190)|
|5.||74||Gutenberg College||Eugene, OR||25|
|6.||72||Pepperdine University||Malibu, CA||3474 (7539)|
|7.||70||Bryan College||Dayton, TN||1345 (1466)|
|8.||69||Berea College||Berea, KY||1661|
|9.||68||Providence College||Providence, RI||4174 (4769)|
|10.||66||Georgetown College||Georgetown, KY||1273 (1818)|
|10.||66||Lipscomb University||Nashville, TN||2675 (4010)|
|10.||66||Samford University||Birmingham, AL||2950 (4758)|
|13.||65||Baylor University||Waco, TX||12,575 (15,029)|
|13.||65||Northwest Nazarene University||Nampa, ID||1530 (2260)|
|15.||64||Mercer University||Macon, GA||4404 (8329)|
|16.||63||Erskine College||Due West, SC||560 (773)|
|17.||62||The Catholic University of America||Washington, DC||3633 (6894)|
|17.||62||Hardin-Simmons University||Abilene, TX||1910 (2358)|
|17.||62||Louisiana College||Pineville, LA||1149 (1563)|
|20.||61||Calvin College||Grand Rapids, MI||3873 (3976)|
|20.||61||Westmont College||Santa Barbara, CA||1337 (1341)|
|20.||61||Wheaton College||Wheaton, IL||2433 (3069)|