First-Year Women Students at the Nation’s Leading Research Universities

We have surveyed the nation’s highest-ranking research universities to determine the percentage of women in this year’s entering classes, gender differences in acceptance rates and the progress women have made in the past year.

First-Year Women Students at the Nation’s Leading Liberal Arts Colleges

We have surveyed the nation’s highest-ranking co-educational liberal arts colleges to determine the percentage of women in this year’s entering classes, gender differences in acceptance rates and the progress women have made in the past year.

Fourteen American Women Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Women were first included in Rhodes Scholarships in 1976. Since that time 545 American women have won Rhodes Scholarships. This year 14 of the 32 Rhodes Scholarship winners are women.

Eight Women Assistant Professors Named Pew Scholars in Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently named 22 early-career scholars as this year’s cohort of Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences. Eight of the 22 Pew Scholars are women.

The 11 New Women Fellows of the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society has announced a new cohort of 65 ACS Fellows. Of this group, 11 are women with current affiliations to higher educational institutions in the United States.

Twenty-Two Women Academics Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

According to a WIAReport analysis of the group of 84 new members of the National Academy of Sciences, 23, or 27.4 percent, are women. The number and percentage of women new members is slightly lower than in 2015 or 2016.