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Key Ratios

Operating Revenue to Faculty Ratio

This is the ratio of operating revenue dollars per full-time, academic faculty.

Operating Revenue to Faculty Ratio = $ Operating Revenue / Full-Time Academic Faculty Count

Cornell's Operating Revenue to Faculty Ratio

Understanding this Ratio

Faculty play a key role in the University’s goal of:

Achieving world pre-eminence in research, scholarship and creativity.

To achieve this goal, the University must attract and retain top faculty to bring in needed resources. This ratio tracks operating revenue and faculty which are two critical resources necessary in fulfilling the institution’s mission.