‘Male college crisis’: Male high school graduates going to college at much lower rates than women

By: | July 22, 2022

Nationally, it’s being described as a “male college crisis,” and Indiana is not immune to the trend.

Male high school graduates are going to college at much lower rates than women, and that gap continues to widen.

Indiana higher education officials describe it as “a concerning gap…This is the first time in recent history the male college-going rate has dropped to below half (46%),” in reference to the high school graduating class of 2020.

In contrast, the college going rate for Hoosier women in 2020 was 61%.

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