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Gender

Enrollment statistics at a glance

Women continue to constitute a majority of students attending postsecondary education as they have since 1982.

More Women are Enrolled then Men in Minnesota at All Levels of Postsecondary Education, Fall 2013
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Certificate includes all non-degree awards below the bachelor~!s degree level.

Doctorate includes both research doctor~!s degrees (Ph.D., E.D., etc.) and professional degrees (J.D., M.D., etc.).

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Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education


Enrollment by Gender in Minnesota, Fall 2013
Undergraduate Graduate* Total
Women 156,020 55% 26,334 59% 182,354 56%
Men 125,137 45% 18,174 41% 143,311 44%
Total 281,157 100% 44,508 100% 325,665 100%
Capella and Walden Universities Only*, Fall 2013
Undergraduate Graduate* Total
Women 11,512 72% 52,432 77% 63,944 76%
Men 4,456 28% 15,382 23% 19,838 24%
Total 15,968 100% 67,814 100% 83,782 100%

*Capella and Walden Universites (headquartered in Minnesota) report their nationwide enrollment.


Minnesota Undergraduate Enrollment by Gender, 2004-2013
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Does not include high school students or online only institutions (Capella and Walden).

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Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education

 

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