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Title:  Gender Differences in Participation and Completion of Undergraduate Education and How They Have Changed Over Time
Description: This report drew on several publications and postsecondary datasets to provide a detailed account of gender differences in undergraduate education. Specifically, the analysis examined gender differences in rates of participation and completion of undergraduate education, focusing on changes over time in college enrollment, associateís and bachelorís degree awards, and the demographic and enrollment characteristics of undergraduate men and women. The analysis also examined trends in high school academic preparation, postsecondary persistence and degree completion, and early labor market outcomes among bachelorís degree recipients.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: February 2005
Web Release: February 25, 2005
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Publication #: NCES 2005169
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Katharin Peter and Laura Horn
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Baccalaureate and Beyond (B&B)
Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS)
Current Population Survey, October (CPS)
High School and Beyond (HS&B)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
Postsecondary Education Descriptive Analysis Reports (PEDAR)
Keywords:
Postsecondary education
Progress in education
women
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
 
 
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