Percentage of degrees conferred to men, by major

Jun 18, 2014

Based on estimates from the National Center for Education Statistics, Randy Olson plotted the percentage of bachelor degrees conferred to men in the United States, by major. Start your eyes at the 50% line and work your way up (more men) or down (more women).

Percentage of bachelor degrees to men, by major

See also the inverted version that shows the percentage of degrees conferred to women.


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