Total Science & Engineering Degrees Conferred

Universities in and near Silicon Valley

Share of Science & Engineering Degrees Conferred to Women
In and Near Silicon Valley
1995 31%
2005 38%
2015 37%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics, IPEDS


Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data are from the National Center for Education Statistics. Regional data for the Silicon Valley includes the following post-secondary institutions: Menlo College, Cogswell Polytechnic College, University of San Francisco, University of California (Berkeley, Davis, Santa Cruz, San Francisco), Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, Golden Gate University, and University of Phoenix – Bay Area Campus. The academic disciplines include: computer and information sciences, engineering, engineering-related technologies, biological sciences/life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences and science technologies. Data were analyzed based on 1st major and level of degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).

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