Frat house no more: girls are taking over colleges

If you looked around your classroom in college and suspected there were way more girls than guysyou were probably right.

Girls enrollment in colleges has shot up to 44% in 2012, from 26% in 1980. By contrast, boys enrollment has gone up from 25% to 38%.

How does this matter? According to the US Census Bureau, a college graduate makes an average of $51,000, while a high-school graduate takes home $28,000. So, over time, womens educational qualifications will make them the better-earning gender.

Businesses on campusits time to start marketing to the sororities.

Source: Entertainment and Internet: Womens Spending Power.Needham & Company, LLC. June 25, 2015.