United States

United States College and university Stats


  • Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
Gender parity index 1.41 2010 33th out of 122
Gender ratio 140.06 2008 29th out of 87
Private school share 27.95% 2011 46th out of 110
Share of total education spending 25.65% 2010 26th out of 109
Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 47% 2010 7th out of 30