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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 than Men in Minnesota at All Levels of Postsecondary Education, Fall 2014
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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 2014
Undergraduate Graduate* Total
Women 167,312 56% 26,591 60% 193,903 56%
Men 132,387 44% 17,977 40% 150,364 44%
Total 299,699 100% 44,568 100% 344,269 100%
Capella and Walden Universities Only*, Fall 2014
Undergraduate Graduate* Total
Women 12,698 72% 52,815 77% 65,513 76%
Men 4,819 28% 15,736 23% 20,555 24%
Total 17,517 100% 68,551 100% 86,068 100%

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


Minnesota Undergraduate Enrollment by Gender, Fall 2005 to 2014
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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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