Harvard's student/faculty ratio

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Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby androstan » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:33 pm

In USNWR the full-time enrollment at Harvard Law is listed as 1771. The number of faculty is listed as 105. The faculty/student ratio is listed as 11.0. My 5th grade teacher says 1771/105 ~ 16.87, i.e. not even close. What gives?

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby seespotrun » Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:18 pm

androstan wrote:In USNWR the full-time enrollment at Harvard Law is listed as 1771. The number of faculty is listed as 105. The faculty/student ratio is listed as 11.0. My 5th grade teacher says 1771/105 ~ 16.87, i.e. not even close. What gives?

Eh, old news. H is a trash school, but everyone already knew that.

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby androstan » Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:24 pm

seespotrun wrote:
androstan wrote:In USNWR the full-time enrollment at Harvard Law is listed as 1771. The number of faculty is listed as 105. The faculty/student ratio is listed as 11.0. My 5th grade teacher says 1771/105 ~ 16.87, i.e. not even close. What gives?

Eh, old news. H is a trash school, but everyone already knew that.


How does USNWR calculate 11.0?

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby bk1 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:26 pm

androstan wrote:How does USNWR calculate 11.0?


Darts and a dartboard.

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby dominkay » Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:30 pm

Part-time faculty? Wild guess.

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby androstan » Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:33 pm

dominkay wrote:Part-time faculty? Wild guess.


105 is the total of full and part time faculty.

http://premium.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/items/03074

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby Bildungsroman » Tue Jul 27, 2010 4:44 pm

http://officialguide.lsac.org/SearchRes ... BA3457.pdf

Looks like Harvard actually has more than 105 full- and part-time faculty. Not sure where USN&WR got their figure, but the ABA data suggest that the student to faculty ratio is accurate.

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby androstan » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:15 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:http://officialguide.lsac.org/SearchResults/SchoolPage_PDFs/ABA_LawSchoolData/ABA3457.pdf

Looks like Harvard actually has more than 105 full- and part-time faculty. Not sure where USN&WR got their figure, but the ABA data suggest that the student to faculty ratio is accurate.


So not only is the USNWR methodology self-fulfilling, subjective, and and biased; it also just contains plain wrong numbers.

And people use this as a guide to make life-altering decisions.

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby dbt » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:39 pm

androstan wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:http://officialguide.lsac.org/SearchResults/SchoolPage_PDFs/ABA_LawSchoolData/ABA3457.pdf

Looks like Harvard actually has more than 105 full- and part-time faculty. Not sure where USN&WR got their figure, but the ABA data suggest that the student to faculty ratio is accurate.


So not only is the USNWR methodology self-fulfilling, subjective, and and biased; it also just contains plain wrong numbers.

And people use this as a guide to make life-altering decisions.


Harvard is ranked where it should be, regardless of any discrepancy in the student/faculty ratio.

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Re: Harvard's student/faculty ratio

Postby leobowski » Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:09 pm

androstan wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:http://officialguide.lsac.org/SearchResults/SchoolPage_PDFs/ABA_LawSchoolData/ABA3457.pdf

Looks like Harvard actually has more than 105 full- and part-time faculty. Not sure where USN&WR got their figure, but the ABA data suggest that the student to faculty ratio is accurate.


So not only is the USNWR methodology self-fulfilling, subjective, and and biased; it also just contains plain wrong numbers.

And people use this as a guide to make life-altering decisions.



You shuTTT your filthy whore mouth! The rankings are GOD and nobody should ever choose a school based on regional placement, cost of attendance, or any personal factors.

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