Campus MBA Programs by Faculty Strength

Faculty strength is a hard thing to measure. You need to look at a variety of numbers to get a sense of the access you’ll have to professors inside and outside of the classroom and how qualified they are to teach. You’ll want to look at the number of faculty a program has, the percent of the faculty that are employed full-time versus part-time, and the percentage of the professors who have doctorate degrees. If you plan to enroll in an MBA program rather than just pick up a business book from the shelf at Barnes and Noble, it’s worth digging into these statistics to see what you’re getting for your investment in tuition dollars.

  • The average number of full-time faculty for on-campus MBA in programs is 62
  • The lowest number of full-time faculty for on-campus MBA in programs is 4
  • The highest number of full-time faculty for on-campus MBA in programs is 300
  • The average percentage of MBA full-time faculty with a Doctorate degree 84%
  • The lowest percentage of MBA full-time faculty with a Doctorate degree 50%
  • The highest percentage of MBA full-time faculty with a Doctorate degree 120%

Knowing that your professor is an industry influencer and has extensive teaching experience in the field of is a clear sign that a program delivers high quality education.

25 MBA Programs with the Highest and Lowest Full-Time Student Enrollment

The campus MBA program with the largest total full- and part-time faculty is the Indiana University Bloomington/Indianapolis. The program has 318 faculty, 300 of which are full time and 66.3% of whom have a doctorate degree. The University of Hawaii at Hilo has the smallest faculty, with 17 full- and part-time professors, 12 of which of are employed full-time. All of University of Hawaii-Hilo’s faculty have doctorate degrees. Consider these numbers in conjunction with faculty/student ratios to see whether a program’s faculty is strong but spread thin across a large student body, or whether it’s small but still sufficient to give you the personalized attention you need.

Compare with Online MBA Faculty Strength

Whether you attend class on campus or online, you’ll still want to know that the MBA program you chose has the breadth of faculty needed to teach all aspects of business, from economics to marketing to strategy. If you are interested in learning more about faculty strength for online MBA programs, see our online MBA programs ranked by faculty strength.

Campus MBA Programs Ranked by the Best Faculty

Rank UniversityFull-Time FacultyFull & Part-Time FacultyFT Faculty with Doctorate
1Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey 4 6 100.00%
2The University of North Carolina at Asheville 10 12 80.00%
2Ouachita Baptist University 10 12 80.00%
4Indiana University Kokomo 13 13 92.30%
5Elizabeth City State University 14 15 100.00%
6University of Montevallo 14 15 64.30%
6Millsaps College 14 15 100.00%
7U.S. Coast Guard Academy 14 16 50.00%
9Lander University 14 16 71.40%
10The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies 16 18-0
10Pacific Lutheran University 15 18 80.00%
12University of Detroit Mercy 17 18 88.20%
12Berry College 15 18 100.00%
13Virginia Military Institute 12 19 100.00%
14The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 15 19 86.70%
16Southern University at New Orleans 17 19 105.90%
16South Carolina State University 15 19 86.70%
17Missouri University of Science and Technology 17 19 88.20%
18University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee 17 20 82.40%
19State University of New York 13 20 69.20%
21Morehouse College 17 20 70.60%
21Barry University 17 20 88.20%
22Henderson State University 19 20 63.20%
23Southern Arkansas University 19 21 63.20%
24Seattle Pacific University 18 21 100.00%
25Ohio Northern University 18 21 77.80%
27University of Maryland Eastern Shore 17 21 88.20%
27Texas Wesleyan University 18 21 83.30%
28University of South Carolina Aiken 18 21 83.30%
29Missouri Western State University 19 22 84.20%
31University of Maine 22 22-0
31Montana State University-Billings 18 22 83.30%
32Black Hills State University 22 22-0
33King's College 20 22 75.00%
34Fort Lewis College 19 22 84.20%
35Trinity University 20 22 85.00%
36University of Wisconsin-Parkside 21 23 85.70%
37Stonehill College 19 23 63.20%
39Willamette University 21 23 95.20%
39Valparaiso University 22 23 81.80%
40Shenandoah University 20 23 100.00%
41Georgia Southwestern State University 19 23 78.90%
42Drury University 18 23 83.30%
43Menlo College 16 24 93.80%
44University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 21 24 81.00%
46University of Southern Maine 18 24 72.20%
46Queens University of Charlotte 18 24 66.70%
47Oklahoma City University 20 24 90.00%
48Longwood University 21 24 90.50%
49Florida Southern College 21 24 76.20%
50Bellarmine University 21 24 90.50%
51Truman State University 23 24 78.30%
52Woodbury University 17 25-0
53Clarion University of Pennsylvania 24 25 83.30%
54University of Arkansas at Fort Smith 21 25 81.00%
56Abilene Christian University 25 26 84.00%
56St. Bonaventure University 21 26 66.70%
58Susquehanna University 25 26 88.00%
58State University of New York College at Oneonta 26 26 88.50%
59Christopher Newport University 21 26 71.40%
60Arkansas Tech University 21 26 85.70%
61State University of New York at Geneseo 25 26 80.00%
63Tuskegee University 27 27 66.70%
63Michigan Technological University 25 27 80.00%
65Virginia State University 27 28 81.50%
65McNeese State University 23 28 91.30%
66Francis Marion University 24 28 91.70%
67Dalton State College 23 28 65.20%
68Southern Utah University 27 28 88.90%
69Bucknell University 26 28 96.20%
70University of South Carolina Upstate 23 28 65.20%
71Jacksonville State University 28 29 78.60%
72Southeastern Oklahoma State University 14 29 64.30%
74Savannah State University 27 29 96.30%
74Louisiana State University in Shreveport 25 29 96.00%
75University of the Pacific 25 29 96.00%
76Washburn University 24 30 87.50%
78Northwestern State University of Louisiana 26 30 50.00%
78Emporia State University 28 30 92.90%
79Dominican University 26 30 80.80%
80University of Louisiana at Monroe 30 31 70.00%
81Southern University and A & M College 24 31 79.20%
83Le Moyne College 23 31 78.30%
83Winston-Salem State University 31 31-0
84Roger Williams University 31 31 71.00%
85Midwestern State University 29 31 93.10%
86Widener University 27 31 81.50%
87Rockhurst University 23 32 87.00%
89University of Wisconsin-River Falls 28 32 96.40%
89University of Vermont 30 32 90.00%
90Northern Michigan University 23 32 82.60%
91Nicholls State University 31 32 74.20%
92Clayton State University 29 32 82.80%
93Governors State University 28 32 85.70%
94St. Mary's University 31 33 87.10%
95Augusta University 25 33 84.00%
97Tennessee State University 33 33 97.00%
97Loyola University New Orleans 24 33 83.30%
98Indiana University Northwest 16 33 87.50%
99New Jersey Institute of Technology 26 33 100.00%
100State University of New York at New Paltz 32 34 84.40%
101Clark University 26 34 80.80%
102Ithaca College 31 34 87.10%
104Saint Xavier University 26 34 88.50%
104University of St. Thomas-Houston 28 34 92.90%
105Morehead State University 33 34 75.80%
106University of Alaska Fairbanks 26 34 65.40%
107St. John Fisher College 26 34 65.40%
108Indiana University South Bend 27 34 88.90%
109Worcester Polytechnic Institute 31 34 93.50%
110U.S. Air Force Academy 34 35 50.00%
111Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 33 35 97.00%
113University of Northern Colorado 33 35-0
113Samford University 25 35 88.00%
114Columbus State University 32 35 90.60%
115Colorado State University-Pueblo 24 35 91.70%
117Winona State University 33 36 97.00%
117Thunderbird School of Global Management 26 36 100.00%
118State University of New York College at Brockport 28 36 92.90%
119Jackson State University 36 36 100.00%
120The Citadel 31 36 83.90%
121Fayetteville State University 32 36 81.30%
122Eastern Kentucky University 33 36 81.80%
123Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne 29 36 79.30%
124Auburn University at Montgomery 33 37 87.90%
126Yeshiva University 27 37 74.10%
126University of Illinois at Springfield 36 37 97.20%
127The College of New Jersey 37 37 100.00%
128Saginaw Valley State University 28 38 85.70%
129Kutztown University 33 38 81.80%
130Western New England University 34 38 82.40%
131State University of New York College at Plattsburgh 35 38 82.90%
132Purdue University Northwest 32 38 71.90%
134University of South Dakota 36 38 80.60%
134University of Idaho 36 38 72.20%
135Niagara University 25 38 76.00%
136Pittsburg State University 34 38 76.50%
137University of Portland 33 38 81.80%
138University of Dallas 28 39 85.70%
139The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg 36 39 94.40%
140The University of Michigan-Flint 35 39 85.70%
142University of Tennessee at Martin 34 39 91.20%
142Southern Illinois University Carbondale 29 39 96.60%
143Jacksonville University 36 39 69.40%
144Tennessee Technological University 36 39 88.90%
145University of Montana 31 40 93.50%
147North Dakota State University 39 40 84.60%
147Manhattan College 34 40 94.10%
148Texas Southern University 37 41 81.10%
149Eastern Washington University 37 41 81.10%
150University of Alabama in Huntsville 33 41 93.90%
152Eastern Illinois University 40 41 77.50%
152California State University, Stanislaus 28 41 100.00%
153University of Nebraska at Kearney 36 42 88.90%
154The University of Texas at Tyler 40 42 82.50%
156Indiana University Southeast 34 42 73.50%
156University of Washington Bothell 34 42 88.20%
157John Carroll University 32 42 87.50%
158Prairie View A & M University 36 43 72.20%
159Frostburg State University 40 43 85.00%
161Lamar University 43 43 76.70%
161Texas A & M International University 37 43 97.30%
162Northeastern Illinois University 36 43-0
163Shippensburg University 40 44 92.50%
164Brandeis University 33 44 78.80%
166State University of New York at Oswego 37 44 73.00%
166University of North Alabama 41 44 82.90%
167Ramapo College of New Jersey 41 44 85.40%
168Indiana State University 43 45 79.10%
170Canisius College 37 45 94.60%
170Valdosta State University 43 46 86.00%
171University of South Alabama 39 46 84.60%
173Youngstown State University 37 46 81.10%
173University of California, Riverside 34 46 100.00%
174Illinois Institute of Technology 38 47 92.10%
176University of South Florida St. Petersburg 40 47 82.50%
176University of Houston-Victoria 44 47 100.00%
177Louisiana Tech University 45 48 80.00%
179Mercer University-Macon and Atlanta Campuses 38 48 92.10%
179Marist College 33 48 66.70%
180Idaho State University 40 48 75.00%
181University of Arkansas at Little Rock 43 48 83.70%
182Winthrop University 44 48 86.40%
183Gonzaga University 46 49 89.10%
184The University of Tulsa 43 49 86.00%
185University of New Haven 45 49 82.20%
186Stephen F. Austin State University 46 49 82.60%
188Butler University 49 49 71.40%
189Southeast Missouri State University 47 50 89.40%
189University of Hartford 44 50 75.00%
190Minnesota State University, Mankato 44 50 97.70%
191Monmouth University 40 51 82.50%
193University of California, Davis 32 51 96.90%
193Arkansas State University 47 51 83.00%
194La Salle University 37 51 73.00%
195University of Baltimore 46 51 89.10%
196The Pennsylvania State University at Erie The Behrend College 48 52 72.90%
198Stetson University 47 52 93.60%
198University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 46 52 73.90%
199Radford University 48 52 89.60%
200University of Colorado Colorado Springs 44 52 81.80%
201Drake University 49 52 77.60%
203Washington and Lee University 53 53 100.00%
203University of Minnesota Duluth 51 53 84.30%
204Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 50 53 74.00%
205University of California, San Diego 28 53 96.40%
206Stockton University 42 54 78.60%
207University of Alaska Anchorage 47 54 72.30%
208Central Washington University 46 54 80.40%
210Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 50 54 72.00%
210Southeastern Louisiana University 51 55-0
212University of Southern Indiana 51 55 74.50%
212University of Scranton 42 55 88.10%
213Murray State University 52 55 86.50%
214Clarkson University 46 55 89.10%
215Marshall University 52 56-0
216University of Central Arkansas 51 56 86.30%
217Providence College 51 56 72.50%
219West Texas A & M University 54 56 74.10%
219Seton Hall University 42 56 95.20%
220University of Wisconsin Oshkosh 52 56 84.60%
221Montana State University 31 56 77.40%
222The University of Michigan-Dearborn 50 57 80.00%
223Binghamton University, State University of New York 43 57 95.30%
224Sacred Heart University 44 57 84.10%
225Iona College 46 57 65.20%
226University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 47 57 85.10%
227Rochester Institute of Technology 48 57 83.30%
229Northern Kentucky University 52 57 78.80%
229Georgia College & State University 50 57 86.00%
230St. Cloud State University 52 57 71.20%
231New York Institute of Technology 46 57 119.60%
232Bradley University 51 58 78.40%
233Adelphi University 42 58 81.00%
235The University of North Dakota 52 58 82.70%
236Rowan University 40 59 85.00%
236Stevens Institute of Technology 46 59 95.70%
237University of Central Missouri 52 60 69.20%
239University of West Georgia 56 60 82.10%
239East Tennessee State University 55 60 85.50%
240Kansas State University 55 60 67.30%
241Siena College 41 61 75.60%
243Central Connecticut State University 52 61 82.70%
243University of Wyoming 55 61 85.50%
244University of West Florida 54 61 85.20%
245University of New Orleans 51 61 92.20%
246Western Carolina University 57 62 86.00%
247University of Northern Iowa 57 62 84.20%
249Wichita State University 54 62 77.80%
249The University of Rhode Island 60 63 80.00%
250Dartmouth College 60 63 86.70%
252Weber State University 49 63 91.80%
252Creighton University 57 63 78.90%
253Salisbury University 54 63 79.60%
254College of William and Mary 58 64 87.90%
256University of Southern Mississippi 61 65 83.60%
257Western Illinois University 63 65 61.90%
257University at Albany, State University of New York 49 66 77.60%
259The University of Texas at El Paso 57 66 86.00%
259The University of Mississippi 56 66 98.20%
260University of North Florida 58 66 74.10%
261West Chester University 47 67 87.20%
263Xavier University 67 67 76.10%
263Vanderbilt University 47 67 91.50%
264Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden 45 67 97.80%
265Wayne State University 49 67 79.60%
266University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 64 67 76.60%
267Duquesne University 54 67 94.40%
269University of Rochester 58 68 82.80%
270Western Kentucky University 69 69 82.60%
270University of Nevada, Reno 61 69 82.00%
271Saint Mary's College of California 53 69 100.00%
272Florida Gulf Coast University 55 69 89.10%
273California State University, San Bernardino 47 69 80.90%
274University of Missouri-St. Louis 58 70 81.00%
276Texas A & M University-Commerce 52 70 71.20%
276Seattle University 63 70 90.50%
277Naval Postgraduate School 67 71 73.10%
278Elon University 66 71 77.30%
280North Carolina A & T State University 70 72 90.00%
281University of Alabama at Birmingham 65 72 73.80%
281Chapman University 57 72 84.20%
282Robert Morris University 62 73 79.00%
284The University of North Carolina at Greensboro 60 73 90.00%
284University of Richmond 68 73 89.70%
285Bowling Green State University 68 73 70.60%
286University of Houston-Clear Lake 62 74 96.80%
288University of Nebraska at Omaha 59 74 84.70%
288Utah Valley University 61 74 67.20%
289Northern Arizona University 66 74 62.10%
290Case Western Reserve University 67 74 88.10%
291California State University, Sacramento 57 75 98.20%
293Western Washington University 63 75 98.40%
293Quinnipiac University 62 76 83.90%
295University of Colorado Denver 76 76 80.30%
295Coastal Carolina University 60 76-0
297The University of Akron 66 77 75.80%
297Bryant University 70 77 87.10%
298Saint Louis University 61 78 86.90%
300University of Dayton 62 78 75.80%
300California State University, Fresno 52 78 73.10%
301University of Nevada, Las Vegas 74 79 100.00%
302Cornell University 67 79 92.50%
303University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras 73 79 80.80%
305University of Virginia-McIntire 75 79 94.70%
305New Mexico State University 69 80 82.60%
306University of Massachusetts Lowell 61 80 75.40%
307Loyola University Maryland 68 80 76.50%
309William Paterson University 53 80 86.80%
309The University of New Mexico 66 80 75.80%
311University of Virginia-Darden 72 81 98.60%
311California State University, East Bay 57 81 100.00%
312California State University, Chico 58 82 79.30%
313Rice University 53 82 98.10%
315Emory University 82 82 90.20%
315College of Charleston 69 83 91.30%
317Oakland University 70 84 88.60%
318Cleveland State University 63 84 74.60%
318Marquette University 74 85 82.40%
320Syracuse University 76 85 71.10%
320North Carolina State University 82 85 75.60%
321Rider University 63 85 98.40%
323Wright State University 72 86 102.80%
323University of Missouri-Kansas City 55 87 74.50%
325University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 41 87 97.60%
325Northern Illinois University 75 87 74.70%
326Auburn University 79 87 91.10%
327University of Missouri 70 88 78.60%
329Wake Forest University 77 89 88.30%
330Loyola University Chicago 79 89 81.00%
330Lehigh University 78 89 89.70%
331Sam Houston State University 86 90 81.40%
332Boise State University 75 90 76.00%
334University of California, Irvine 53 90 98.10%
334Oregon State University 85 91 81.20%
336University of Toledo 77 91 70.10%
336University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 63 92 88.90%
338University of Kentucky 83 92 92.80%
338Southern Methodist University 83 93 91.60%
340Kent State University 69 93 79.70%
340California State University, Long Beach 76 93 92.10%
342University of Louisville 77 94 77.90%
343Utah State University 86 96 72.10%
343George Mason University 93 96 77.40%
345University of Massachusetts Amherst 82 97 87.80%
345University of North Georgia 60 98 60.00%
347The University of Tampa 79 98 89.90%
347University at Buffalo, State University of New York 81 98 79.00%
348University of Oregon 73 99 79.50%
350Texas Christian University 92 99 83.70%
351University of Massachusetts Boston 77 101 81.80%
351Johns Hopkins University 74 101 86.50%
353San Diego State University 76 102 96.10%
353Clemson University 90 102 71.10%
355Washington University in St. Louis 92 102 94.60%
355Washington State University 82 102 81.70%
357Eastern Michigan University 88 104 94.30%
357University of South Florida 95 104 82.10%
359Western Michigan University 96 104 79.20%
359The University of Memphis 96 104 86.50%
360Ohio University 95 104 68.40%
362Georgia Southern University 103 105 88.30%
362Appalachian State University 101 105 85.10%
363University of North Carolina at Charlotte 93 105 88.20%
364University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 99 105 79.80%
365Hofstra University 76 106 97.40%
367University of Pittsburgh 87 106 92.00%
367Towson University 94 106 75.50%
368University of New Hampshire 94 106 78.70%
369California State University, Los Angeles 68 107 97.10%
370The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 99 107 57.60%
372University of San Diego 85 107 85.90%
372University of Illinois at Chicago 87 107 83.90%
373Tulane University 90 107 86.70%
374University of Colorado at Boulder 87 107 78.20%
375Colorado State University 92 108 89.10%
377American University 76 108 80.30%
377Saint Joseph's University 83 108-0
378University of Florida 98 109 96.90%
380Illinois State University 99 109 83.80%
380Carnegie Mellon University 102 110 94.10%
382Virginia Commonwealth University 93 112 79.60%
383California State Polytechnic University Pomona 70 112 97.10%
383University of Nebraska-Lincoln 95 113 86.30%
385University of San Francisco 86 113 83.70%
385University of California, Berkeley 86 113 94.20%
386The George Washington University 113 113 88.50%
388St. John's University 97 114 95.90%
388University of Kansas 82 115 84.10%
390University of North Texas 106 115 82.10%
391University of Houston-Downtown 82 116 78.00%
391Duke University 101 117 99.00%
392Montclair State University 81 117 77.80%
393Grand Valley State University 94 117 76.60%
395Louisiana State University 102 119 82.40%
396University of Central Florida 110 119 71.80%
397Villanova University 103 121 84.50%
397University of St. Thomas-Minnesota 98 121 85.70%
399The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 117 122 78.60%
400California State University, Northridge 86 123 100.00%
401East Carolina University 117 123 70.10%
402University of Utah 101 124 75.20%
402Old Dominion University 99 124 76.80%
403West Virginia University 90 124 78.90%
404Georgia Institute of Technology 111 125 86.50%
405San Francisco State University 96 125 100.00%
407Suffolk University 109 127 82.60%
408Middle Tennessee State University 118 128 87.30%
409University of North Carolina Wilmington 65 129 93.80%
409The University of Texas at Arlington 113 130 83.20%
411University of Denver 106 130 68.90%
412Texas State University 112 131 83.90%
413Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 121 132 82.60%
413Pepperdine University 118 133 79.70%
415Purdue University 114 133 92.10%
416Boston College 112 134-0
416James Madison University 121 134 71.10%
418University of Connecticut 115 135 87.00%
419University of Wisconsin-Madison 121 136 83.50%
420University of California, Los Angeles 104 138 92.30%
420Santa Clara University 123 138 85.40%
422Pace University 110 140 88.20%
423Missouri State University 90 140-0
423Central Michigan University 126 141 70.60%
424The University of Georgia 117 141 94.00%
426Drexel University 141 141 83.00%
427University of Notre Dame 130 144 83.10%
428Georgetown University 106 145 92.50%
428University of Cincinnati 99 146 85.90%
430Texas Tech University 113 147 82.30%
431Florida State University 125 148 80.80%
432The University of Alabama 132 151 79.50%
433The University of Texas at San Antonio 118 151 89.80%
433Boston University 151 151 70.90%
434The University of Arizona 129 151 87.60%
436Farmer School of Business, Miami University 154 158 74.70%
437University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 144 159 85.40%
437Oklahoma State University 126 159 92.10%
439University of Houston 143 162 85.30%
440University of Arkansas 119 162 79.80%
440Baylor University 146 162 76.00%
442Michigan State University 134 164 83.60%
443The University of Iowa 129 165 77.50%
443Iowa State University 129 165 77.50%
444University of Miami 155 165 100.00%
446Florida Atlantic University 142 166 78.90%
446University of Tennessee at Knoxville 138 166 79.70%
448University of Minnesota 141 167 80.90%
449The Pennsylvania State University 162 168 84.60%
449Brigham Young University 137 169 89.10%
451University of Delaware 143 169 89.50%
451The Ohio State University 138 170 79.00%
453The University of Michigan 166 176 82.50%
454University of South Carolina 150 180 79.30%
455Florida International University 149 182 84.60%
455Texas A & M University 154 182 76.00%
457Babson College 158 184 81.60%
458Kennesaw State University 154 186 78.60%
459University of Washington 103 197 94.20%
460The University of Texas at Austin 171 201 86.00%
460University of Maryland 176 201 88.10%
462California State University, Fullerton 151 205 90.70%
462DePaul University 152 205 85.50%
464Bentley University 189 217 76.70%
465University of Southern California 201 232 80.60%
466Georgia State University 202 236 78.70%
467Temple University 192 239 83.90%
468Northeastern University 174 240 87.90%
469The University of Texas at Dallas 197 248 78.70%
470Fordham University 128 260 92.20%
471Arizona State University 247 277 89.90%
472Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick 199 282 76.90%
473Baruch College-The City University of New York 207 313 93.20%
474Indiana University Bloomington/Indianapolis 300 318 66.30%


Data sources: MBA School Websites, IPEDS, National Center of Educational Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (ERIC), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). US News, The Econominst, Forbes, Bloomberg Business Week, Financial Times.

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