Affirmative action for male students is a new 'dirty little secret' because US colleges have become 'worried' after men started abandoning their courses in record numbers.
Even as student bodies become increasingly female however, colleges are afraid to advocate for male students for fear of falling foul of gender politics.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Instead admissions tutors are offering more places to male applicants than females in an effort to redress skewed gender ratios, the Wall Street Journal reported.
At Baylor University, for example, admissions this year offered seven percentage points more places to men than women, who make up 60 per cent of undergraduates.
It comes even as women outstripped men in college applications by 3,805,978 to 2,815,810 in the 2021-22 school year - and with the gap expected to continue widening.
Affirmative action for male students is a new 'dirty little secret'