10 Groundbreaking American Women's Colleges

13 Jul 2011 2:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
USA TODAY College: Posted May 10th, 2011

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As we noted earlier this year, college isn’t about the boys. The New York Times highlighted the University of North Carolina in a 2010 article, pointing out that it is one of “many large universities that at times feel eerily like women’s colleges. Women have represented about 57 percent of enrollments at American colleges since at least 2000, according to a recent report by the American Council on Education.” It’s not a trend that developed overnight, of course, so which schools blazed the trail?

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