Example: Norms by Carnegie Classification

Table 3G: Quartile Values for Total Student Credit Hours, Total Organized Class Sections Including Lab, and FTE Students Taught per FTE Instructional Faculty
All Faculty
SCH/FTE Instr Fac
OCS/FTE Instr Fac
FTE Std Taught/
FTE Instr Fac
CIP Discipline 25% 50% 75% 25% 50% 75% 25% 50% 75%
9.00 COMMUNICATIONS
Research 166 211 258 2.4 2.9 3.7 11.7 14.7 17.8
Doctoral 194 215 251 2.4 2.9 3.5 13.5 15.1 17.5
Comprehensive 177 213 259 3.3 3.8 4.5 12.1 14.6 17.5
Baccalaureate 142 184 220 3.3 3.9 4.9 9.5 12.3 14.7
9.01 Communications, General
Research 196 239 264 2.5 3.1 3.8 13.6 16.2 18.1
Doctoral 211 248 338 2.7 3.4 4.4 14.5 17.0 22.6
Comprehensive 200 227 273 3.3 3.8 4.5 13.8 15.1 18.6
Baccalaureate 143 201 215 3.4 3.8 4.9 9.5 13.4 14.3
9.04 Journalism and Mass Communications
Research 146 181 224 2.5 2.8 3.2 10.2 12.5 15.2
Doctoral 187 198 281 2.1 2.9 3.6 13.4 13.8 18.7
Comprehensive 121 164 190 3.2 4.1 4.6 8.2 10.9 12.7
9.07 Radio and Television Broadcasting
Research 153 217 296 2.4 3.0 4.0 11.1 15.2 20.9
Comprehensive 156 208 257 3.3 3.7 4.4 10.6 13.9 17.3
26.00 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES/LIFE SCIENCES
Research 125 180 228 1.5 2.3 3.0 9.2 12.7 16.5
Doctoral 163 208 290 2.5 3.8 4.9 11.7 14.4 19.8
Comprehensive 205 242 299 3.4 4.4 5.4 13.7 16.5 20.1
Baccalaureate 163 200 268 2.7 4.6 5.7 11.0 13.3 18.0
26.01 Biology, General
Research 178 217 233 1.8 2.5 3.2 12.4 14.9 16.9
Doctoral 172 211 287 2.5 3.5 4.0 11.9 15.7 19.8
Comprehensive 205 242 301 3.7 4.5 5.6 13.7 16.6 20.1
Baccalaureate 148 200 231 2.7 4.7 5.8 9.9 13.3 15.4
26.02 Biochemistry and Biophysics
Research 77 148 210 1.1 1.4 1.9 6.4 13.8 16.9
26.03 Botany
Research 116 178 226 1.9 2.9 3.6 9.7 12.9 16.8
26.05 Microbiology/Bacteriology
Research 123 143 163 1.4 2.0 2.7 8.7 10.4 11.7
26.06 Miscellaneous Biological Specializations
Research 106 229 407 1.2 1.8 3.0 7.9 19.9 29.6
26.07 Zoology
Research 113 173 198 1.5 2.4 3.3 8.5 12.0 14.8
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