Women Are Underrepresented Among Students Admitted to Princeton’s Graduate Programs

princeton-university-logoPrinceton University in New Jersey, one of the nation’s most prestigious educational institutions, reports that it has admitted 1,208 students into its graduate programs for the coming academic year. The admitted students make up 10.8 percent of the total number of students who applied for admission to the university’s graduate programs. For the third consecutive year, international students make up more than one half of all applicants to Princeton’s graduate programs.

Princeton reports that of the students admitted to its graduate programs 447 are women and 761 are men. Thus, women make up 37 percent of all admitted students. Many of Princeton’s top graduate programs are in STEM disciplines, where historically women have been underrepresented.

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