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Who Studies What? Men, Women And College Majors

Earlier this month, we told the story of how the share of women studying computer science plummeted in the early 1980's. After that story aired, lots of you asked us what the gender breakdown was for other majors. Here it is:

Update: Oct. 29, 2014

After we posted these charts, several of you asked us if they were adjusted to account for the change in the number of women enrolled in college. They were not, so we have added a line to each graph reflecting the share of female undergraduates across all majors.



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