Noteworthy statistics

  • Men are less likely than women to go to British universities, those who do are more likely to drop out and those who complete their course are less likely to get a good degree, according to the¬†Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI).
  • In the United Kingdom,¬†women are now 35% more likely to go to university than men.
  • For young men who get to university, previously unpublished data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that 8% drop out of their studies.
  • Men now make up less than 40% of college and university students in the United States.
  • Only 30% of students on high school honour rolls in the United States are male.
  • In 2013, one out of every 5 working age male in the United States was unemployed.