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Women"s universities and colleges

Francesca B. Purcell

Women"s universities and colleges

an international handbook

by Francesca B. Purcell

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Published by Sense Publishers in Rotterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s colleges -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Women -- Education (Higher) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancesca B. Purcell, Robin Matross Helms, Laura Rumbley.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesGlobal perspectives on higher education -- v. 1
    ContributionsHelms, Robin Matross., Rumbley, Laura.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC1411 .P87 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17894468M
    ISBN 10907787402X
    LC Control Number2007398595

    Get this from a library! Women's colleges and universities in a global contexts. [Kristen A Renn] -- Educating girls and women is a powerful route to improving societies worldwide. When women receive more education, literacy rates in children rise, maternal and . The Truth About Women’s Colleges 5 At women’s colleges, applications increased 53% from to While growth in applications at women’s colleges is slightly lower (just 5 percentage points) than at co-ed, private colleges, this healthy increase in applications indicates that women’s colleges are keeping pace with national trends.

    Women's colleges have had a long and prestigious role in the education of American women. This volume offers insights into the continuing significant role of women's colleges in higher education. It provides a brief history of women's colleges in the U.S. in the context of social and legislative issues that have affected the country, examines how women's colleges have managed to . Explore our list of United States Colleges & Universities - New England States Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. United States Colleges & Universities - New England States: Books. 1 - 20 of 87 results Publish your book with B&N. Learn More.

    Notes 1 See Women's Colleges in the United States: History, Issues, and Challenges, edited by Irene Harwarth, Mindi Maline, and Elizabeth DeBra, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education (), for a historical retrospective on women's colleges and the most up-to-date statistical portrait () of these 83 women's colleges, which have been classified by . Women's Colleges for International Students in the United States Why a Women’s College Might Be the Right Fit for You. NEW - Each women’s college has its own distinctive identity and culture. From the east coast to the west coast, from the Midwest to the south, women’s colleges are in the hearts of cities and deep in the country.


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