Higher Education: Gaps in Access and Persistence StudyDownload
Released August 2012. This National Center of Educational Statistics report presents 46 indicators of important developments and trends in the education of males and females within and across specific racial/ethnic groups. These indicators focus on student demographics, school characteristics, student behaviors and afterschool activities, academic preparation and achievement, students’ college knowledge, postsecondary education, and postsecondary outcomes and employment. In this report, the most recent data available is used to explore the educational achievements and challenges of males and females, noting where the groups are similar and where they differ.