2023 Astronomy Professors
There are about 1,205 students enrolled in Astronomy in the USA.
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Fast Facts for Astronomy: Median Professor Rating: 3.8 / 5, which is below average.
Professors frequently have a massive impact your college experience, no matter what you major in. A thought-provoking instructor might help a student find their passion and even make a difficult subject seem easy. Contrarily, an unpleasant professor can derail your development or even worse... flunk you!
Astronomy professors have a median student rating of 3.8 out of 5, which puts these professors in the bottom 19% in the United States grounded in student satisfaction. For context that's 5% shy of the national median professor rating for all subjects. Professors of Astronomy barely out-ranked those from "Information Technology", whereas "Microbiological Sciences and Immunology" professors ranked one slot above Astronomy.
Now for some statistics about Astronomy professors. Colleges located in fringe rural areas tend to have the best Astronomy professors. The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference has the highest rated Astronomy professors. The Far West region has the highest rated Astronomy professors. Private universities tend to have higher rated Astronomy professors than public institutions. Finally, West Virginia has the highest rated Astronomy professors in America.
Thomas Brueckner, professor at University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL is the most popular Astronomy professor in the nation. John Wisniewski, professor at University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus in Norman, OK is the highest rated Astronomy professor in America, with a rating of 5 / 5.
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