Affirmative Action for Male Students Is New ‘Dirty Little Secret’
Affirmative action for male students has become the new ‘dirty little secret’ with US colleges ‘worried’ that men are abandoning courses in record numbers – but are afraid to speak out amid the glare of gender politics.
Women now make up an increasing proportion of the student body across America, in part driven by a trove of recent initiatives aimed at improving gender equality.
Data from National Student Clearinghouse reveals female students accounted for 59.5 percent of all college enrollments in spring 2021, compared to just 40.5 percent that were men.
Overall, enrollment of college students has been down every year over the last five years, according to National Student Clearinghouse data.
The decline was greatest this year, with spring 2021 enrollment falling 3.5 percent across all sectors and genders.
But the gap between the two sexes is
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