All-girl school graduates more academically inclined than coed grads

April 30, 2009

According to a recent study from UCLA, female graduates of same-sex schools display stronger academic orientations than their coeducational counterparts. Drawing on data from the annual Freshman Survey, the report found that those who attended all-girls schools demonstrate higher levels of academic engagement, SAT scores, and confidence in math and computer abilities than females who graduated from coeducational high schools. The report also found that all-girl school graduates are more likely to show confidence in public speaking, be politically engaged, and participate in student clubs while in college. UCLA News Release | Read the full report