Financial Health Tag

According to a recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics, within each racial/ethnic group within the U.S., women earned the majority of degrees at all levels in 2009–10. For example, among U.S. residents, Black women earned 68 percent of associate's degrees, 66 percent of bachelor's degrees, 71 percent of master's degrees, and 65 percent of all doctor's degrees awarded to Black students. Hispanic women earned 62 percent of associate's degrees, 61 percent of bachelor's degrees, 64 percent of master's degrees, and 55 percent of all doctor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students.