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Matt Rosenberg

More U.S. Women Than Men Have College Degrees

By February 27, 2008

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The U.S. Census Bureau has released information about educational attainment in the United States and the Population Reference Bureau is reporting that significantly more women than men are obtaining their four-year college degree. They report that, "About one-third of women ages 25 to 29 had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2007, compared with 26 percent of their male peers, according to tables recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau."

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March 3, 2008 at 9:24 am
(1) ogdendunes says:

Gee, and I wonder what the percentages were fifty years ago.

April 25, 2009 at 6:44 pm
(2) Bryce K says:

Actually women obtain about 60% of college degrees which has been the trend since the 1970′s and the rise of second wave feminism. Women have affirmative action in some states, women only loans, grants, scholarships etc. Schools have also changed curriculum to suit the needs of girls only. Boys are now placed on Ritalin and other drugs to keep them docile in this new model. Studies show that boys from fatherless homes are much less likely to attend college while the same effect has not been apparent in girls. We have a large proportion of fatherless children due to unequal divorce and parental rights for men in the United States. 40% of all births are now to single women. Boys it seems are not equal to girls and men to women in American society at large.

June 30, 2010 at 10:45 am
(3) Grunt Marine says:

Women with college degrees rock!!!

September 17, 2010 at 2:18 pm
(4) luke says:

come on guys lets just do what they did and get our shit together.

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