(American Progress) – Women make up a majority of the U.S. population.
Women are 50.8 percent of the U.S. population.
- They earn almost 60 percent of undergraduate degrees and 60 percent of all master’s degrees.
- They earn 47 percent of all law degrees and 48 percent of all medical degrees.
- They earn more than 38 percent of master’s degrees in business and management, including 36 percent of MBAs, and 47 percent of specialized master’s degrees.
- They account for 47 percent of the U.S. labor force and 49 percent of the college-educated workforce.