Skip Navigation
small NCES header image
Table 278. Enrollment and degrees conferred in degree-granting women's colleges, by selected characteristics and institution: Fall 2011 and 2010-11
Institution1 State Enrollment, fall 2011 Degrees awarded
to females, 2010-11
Total Females Percent female Males,
full-time
Females,
full-time
Males,
part-time
Females,
part-time
Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctor's
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Total 84,510 79,099 93.6 2,267 57,440 3,144 21,659 671 12,733 5,400 291
Judson College AL 353 344 97.5 4 278 5 66 40
Mills College CA 1,548 1,428 92.2 110 1,297 10 131 222 177 2
Mount Saint Mary's College CA 2,943 2,648 90.0 175 1,990 120 658 123 376 100 17
Scripps College CA 985 973 98.8 9 961 3 12 215
Saint Joseph College CT 2,592 2,370 91.4 40 1,003 182 1,367 198 225 0
                         
Trinity Washington University DC 2,556 2,327 91.0 49 1,240 180 1,087 14 189 150
Agnes Scott College GA 871 862 99.0 5 850 4 12 193 14
Brenau University GA 2,789 2,412 86.5 132 1,276 245 1,136 1 339 256
Spelman College GA 2,170 2,170 100.0 0 2,082 0 88 426
Wesleyan College GA 681 650 95.4 0 392 31 258 99 13
                         
Lexington College IL 64 64 100.0 0 49 0 15 1 10
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College IN 1,441 1,338 92.9 39 607 64 731 5 157 60
Saint Mary's College IN 1,510 1,506 99.7 3 1,496 1 10 401
Midway College KY 1,755 1,440 82.1 157 985 158 455 85 128 6
Notre Dame of Maryland University MD 2,929 2,535 86.5 91 713 303 1,822 293 334 8
                         
Bay Path College MA 2,191 2,129 97.2 26 1,449 36 680 56 353 224
Mount Holyoke College MA 2,362 2,359 99.9 1 2,325 2 34 565 4
Pine Manor College MA 343 338 98.5 5 329 0 9 3 71 18
Simmons College MA 4,829 4,445 92.0 79 2,416 305 2,029 564 942 68
Smith College MA 3,162 3,094 97.8 56 3,010 12 84 696 133 2
                         
Wellesley College MA 2,502 2,446 97.8 0 2,371 56 75 612
College of Saint Benedict MN 2,086 2,086 100.0 0 2,041 0 45 479
St. Catherine University MN 5,227 4,974 95.2 117 3,323 136 1,651 198 522 466 44
Cottey College MO 323 323 100.0 0 319 0 4 107 0
Stephens College MO 1,029 983 95.5 29 777 17 206 0 193 72
                         
College of Saint Mary NE 1,063 1,044 98.2 12 815 7 229 72 92 120 15
College of Saint Elizabeth NJ 1,874 1,662 88.7 41 696 171 966 212 162 8
Barnard College NY 2,438 2,438 100.0 0 2,389 0 49 593
College of New Rochelle NY 4,397 3,956 90.0 304 2,910 137 1,046 785 275
Bennett College for Women NC 736 736 100.0 0 672 0 64 109
                         
Meredith College NC 1,980 1,941 98.0 9 1,651 30 290 392 99
Salem College NC 1,130 1,062 94.0 30 758 38 304 124 53
Ursuline College OH 1,488 1,330 89.4 84 677 74 653 235 119 0
Bryn Mawr College PA 1,785 1,694 94.9 73 1,573 18 121 322 88 7
Carlow University PA 2,866 2,417 84.3 162 1,622 287 795 272 199 12
                         
Cedar Crest College PA 1,620 1,536 94.8 24 765 60 771 336 60
Chatham University PA 2,220 1,923 86.6 172 1,307 125 616 194 291 108
Moore College of Art and Design PA 526 521 99.0 2 468 3 53 129 7
Wilson College PA 745 650 87.2 23 363 72 287 3 80 15
Columbia College SC 1,266 1,233 97.4 17 976 16 257 205 172
                         
Converse College SC 1,296 1,200 92.6 21 744 75 456 161 158
Hollins University VA 953 900 94.4 20 762 33 138 172 92
Mary Baldwin College VA 1,783 1,649 92.5 64 1,121 70 528 218 71
Sweet Briar College VA 760 739 97.2 20 710 1 29 139 7
Alverno College WI 2,605 2,550 97.9 37 1,753 18 797 3 395 74
Mount Mary College WI 1,738 1,674 96.3 25 1,129 39 545 227 144
†Not applicable.
1 Data are for colleges and universities identified by the Women's College Coalition as women's colleges in 2013. Excludes women's colleges whose IPEDS data are reported together with a coed institution or coordinate men's college. The following institutions were excluded for this reason: The Women's College of the University of Denver; Douglass Residential College of Rutgers University; and Russell Sage College of the Sage Colleges.
NOTE: The institutions in this table are all 4-year private nonprofit institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.  
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2012, Enrollment component; and Fall 2011, Completions component. (This table was prepared January 2013.)
Would you like to help us improve our products and website by taking a short survey?

YES, I would like to take the survey

or

No Thanks

The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.
National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education