Tuesday 10 December 2019

Female students dominate in veterinary science, law and biochemistry

Photo: Bart van Overbeeke / Hollandse Hoogte

With slightly more young women than men going to university, female students are dominating in an increasing number of fields, figures from national statistics agency CBS show.

For example, 81% of students studying veterinary science are female, as are 65% of law students and 58% of biochemistry and biology students.

Men outstrip the number of women studying humanities, architecture and business administration and account for over 80% of transport and logistics, computer science and technology students.

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