Graphs - Race and Gender

Gender amount of time studying

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Gender amount of time studying

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Gender amount of time studying

Women graduates dominate in all fields in Ohio, except two.

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Gender amount of time studying

Minority students are more likely to succeed at an independent college.

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Gender amount of time studying

In both the public and independent 4-year sectors, the undergraduate student body in Ohio is less female and more male than the nation's as a whole.

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Gender amount of time studying

Full-time students nationally spend more time on sports and lesiure each weekday than they do with their studies, and there is a significant gender gap.


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ed attainment 25 and up

As of last year, men above age 50 were better educated, and women below age 50.

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boys like school with educated parents

The better educated a child's parents are (especially a boy's) the more likely the child is to be positive about his or her education.

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male v. feamle degrees

Over the 25 academic years ending in 2019-20, the gap between women and men in bachelor's degrees awarded in the US will have nearly tripled.

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advanced degrees male and female

Young women not only are more likely to have finished their bachelor's degrees, but to have continued to master's and higher degrees.

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gender degrees

As larger numbers of younger women enter and complete graduate school, their overall share of those with advanced degrees have rapidly increased.

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degrees by sex

Women have been a sizeable majority of the bachelor's degree recipients in Ohio for two decades, but graduating classes of men are now 18 percent larger than they were in 2001-02, increasing their share of the awards.

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gender and STEM

Over the long term, women have earned a growing share of bachelor's degrees in the "STEM" - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - fields. However, the growth has been unevenly distributed among the STEM disciples.

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spouse education

The "better half" is now the better-educated half of US married couples.

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minority students

Ohio's campuses, public and private, have opportunity to reach out even further than they already do to reach racial minorities.

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As women are increasingly dominating higher education enrollments -- in 2007, they constituted 55 percent of undergraduates at public and independent campuses nationwide -- they also graduate faster.

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enrollment composition

Ohio's independent colleges serve many different types of students, but but more than 2/3 are Ohio residents, or undergraduates, or attend full-time.