According to a report released by the National Center for Education Statistics for the 2016 school year there were a total of 2,522,038 degrees awarded nationwide; not including certificates.
Of the 2.5 million college degrees that were given, 42% were awarded to males and 58% were awarded to females.
Most Popular College Degrees by Gender
View the most popular college degrees by gender and degree level, choose the degree level you are most interested in below to see a rank of the top 10 college degrees by gender.
- Most Popular Associate Degrees by Gender
- Most Popular Bachelor’s Degrees by Gender
- Most Popular Master’s Degrees by Gender
- Most Popular Doctorate Degrees by Gender
Most Popular Degree Levels by Gender
Here is a breakdown of each college degree level by gender, total for both genders, and the percentage of each degree level that is earned by male and female.
|Degree Level||Total Men||% Degree Level||Total Women||% Degree Level||Total|