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COVID-19 gender gap: Female enrollment rises at four-year public colleges, male enrollment drops

COVID-19 gender gap: Female enrollment rises at four-year public colleges, male enrollment drops
Five times fewer men than women across colleges from a year ago.

p p Five times fewer men than women across colleges from a year ago University of Michigan-Flint economist Mark Perry is fond of pointing out the widening gender gap in colleges, where females are unambiguously the privileged class.The gender gap is also showing up in college enrollment in response to COVID-19, according to the latest research by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, which tracks 3,600 degree-granting institutions.MORE: The real gender gap is a dearth of men in humanities, languages, grad studies Like The College Fix on Facebook / Follow us on Twitter p p pWhile total enrollment across colleges fell for both sexes compared to a year ago, it was 7 times greater for men, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: 5.

Yet not even the novel coronavirus could scare women out of attending four-year public colleges in even greater numbers.As with women, four-year public colleges saw the most growth in graduate student enrollment at 4.

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