June 27, 2003
Report Sees Widening of College Gender Gap
Women now earn far more college degrees than men, and a new report says the gap will continue to widen unless colleges take action.
The report, by researchers at Northeastern University's Center for Labor Market Studies, analyzed data from the U.S. Education Department and other sources. Women have outnumbered men at colleges since 1993, and in 2000 there were 128 female undergraduates for every 100 male. The ratio is expected to grow to 138 women for every 100 men by