2 women in the University of Minnesota, a larger number than in any women's college in the U.S."
"In the University of Chicago, Co-educational, from 1904-8, 13.6% men failed and 5.2% women. In 1906, 43% of all women and 19% of all the men received honourable mention on graduation." "The following statement of facts, seem to show the need of some provision for the education of women. Of the teaching staff in the School enrollment of the United States, 78% are women. Of the teaching staff in the High Schools, 56% are women, and of the students 57% are girls. Of the supervising officers 52% and of the teachers 71% in cities of 8000 and over are women." "Of the College students in universities, colleges and technical schools open to both sexes, 34% are women. In Virginia in 1907-8 in 160 high schools, there were 3100 boys, 4690 girls, 186 boy graduates, and 363 girl graduates. Out of 543 professional schools, 263 are attended by women." "From the earliest provision of the higher education of women, they have shown a desire to extend their work by graduate courses. The first graduate students ever registered in the University of Wisconsin were women." "There was not a single woman's college in the South offering graduate work last year, although the increase in the number of women seeking graduate work has been very rapid. Between 1889-90 and 1898-99 the number of women at graduate schools increased at the rate of 375%, while the rate of increase among men was 115%." "There are women teachers in the high schools of Virginia. There is no public state school where they can get full training for their work, and only one private college; besides the colleges give only academic, and no professional training." "Whatever advantages or disadvantages may accompany co-education as a principle, women can be effectively prepared for the work of the world only in co-educational schools, or co-ordinate affiliated schools, or in institutions equally endowed and equipped." While it is impractical and undesirable to graft co-education on an established college for men in any conservative community, the