A 2018 study investigating the impact of all-girls’ education and the transition to college showed that when compared to their female peers at coed schools, girls’ school graduates:
- Have stronger academic skills
- Are more academically engaged
- Demonstrate higher science self-confidence
- Display higher levels of cultural competency
- Express stronger community involvement
- Exhibit increased political engagement
Read more about the study and listen to a podcast about the impact of girls’ education with Dr. Tiffani Riggers-Piehl, principal investigator of the study, on the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools website.
Girls' school graduates were three times more likely than women graduates of coed schools to consider pursuing a career in engineering. The GFS Women in Science and Engineering Partnership with Johns Hopkins University helps prepare young women for STEM careers by equipping them with real-world, hands-on experiences. Learn more.