The recent College Scorecard from the U.S. Department of Education showed some remarkable gaps between the salaries of women and men who graduate from the same college. However, not every school fits the pattern. Although women trail men in almost every category, there are 36 colleges where the women graduates do better than the men. The following schools have among the highest gaps and several attributes in common. They have higher than average representation of African Americans, and strong nursing programs that are still more attractive to talented young women than to men.

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See the full list of schools where women out-earn men below.

Women’s Salaries Men’s Salaries % Difference Number of Undergraduates
Washington Adventist University 54,200 47,600 12.2 951
Kentucky State University 30,700 27,600 10.1 2,131
Hampton University 48,000 43,900 8.5 3,529
American International College 48,400 44,300 8.5 1,513
Edward Waters College 30,500 28,000 8.2 862
Fisk University 36,900 34,100 7.6 611
Saint Augustine’s University 31,600 29,300 7.3 1,299
Gallaudet University 31,900 29,700 6.9 1,053
Paul Quinn College 32,200 30,100 6.5 243
Winston-Salem State University 37,700 35,300 6.4 4,877
Philander Smith College 30,100 28,500 5.3 554
Lynn University 42,900 41,100 4.2 1,732
Langston University 33,000 31,700 3.9 2,062
Delaware State University 36,700 35,300 3.8 3,719
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 45,300 43,600 3.8 8,825
Alcorn State University 34,700 33,400 3.7 3,157
Virginia State University 38,000 36,800 3.2 5,023
Le Moyne-Owen College 33,000 32,000 3.0 1,009
Sojourner-Douglass College 36,800 35,700 3.0 1,037
Hampshire College 37,500 36,500 2.7 1,468
Texas College 26,900 26,200 2.6 945
University of Charleston 44,100 43,000 2.5 1,373
St Mary’s College of Maryland 53,600 52,500 2.1 1,794
Tennessee State University 39,300 38,500 2.0 6,669
North Carolina Central University 34,600 34,000 1.7 5,876
Miles College 28,900 28,400 1.7 1,663
Haskell Indian Nations University 27,000 26,600 1.5 741
Albany State University 35,400 34,900 1.4 3,566
Shaw University 29,400 29,000 1.4 1,923
University of the District of Columbia 39,600 39,100 1.3 4,487
Cambridge College 38,700 38,300 1.0 1,042
Allen University 22,700 22,500 0.9 651
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania 35,700 35,400 0.8 1,614
Corcoran College of Art and Design 37,400 37,200 0.5 275
Notre Dame de Namur University 55,500 55,300 0.4 1,209
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 30,700 30,600 0.3 2,503

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