February 2020

In academic year 2017-18, women earned 49 percent of bachelor’s degrees in STEM disciplines* at our 17 member institutions. That compares with 37 percent at the University of Minnesota and 34 percent at Minnesota State universities.

*STEM fields include biological and biomedical sciences, computer and information sciences, engineering, engineering technologies and engineering‐related fields, mathematics and statistics, natural resources and conservation, and physical sciences.