Break them down by education and sex, and look at the education of the people they married. This isn't surprising considering women earn the majority of BA degrees.
But it's not as big a deal as it might seem for gender equality, because—don't forget—unmarried men earn more than unmarried women at every level of education.
Do you think dating or marrying someone with less education would be a barrier to the relationship?
Women now make up 56 percent of the college population — and that number continues to rise.
Lots of people are pushing marriage on young women. People can marry (and divorce) anyone they want whenever they want (subject to legal restrictions), or not. They can marry up, down, sideways, or internationally.
For those with less than a college degree, the National Campaign Against Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and the National Marriage Project are promoting marriage so women won't be poor (mothers).* And for those with elite educations, a Princeton alumna says young women should find a husband before graduation so they won't be bored by a non-Ivy League dimwit for the rest of their lives.(All this marriage promotion shouldn't be confused with marriage promotion. After divorce, they can repeat the process, with variation.
He is extremely intelligent and genuinely interested in my research work, and I like hearing wild stories from the club he works at.
There are many ways to get an education, college being but one of them.
It’s a complaint at least as old as “Sex and the City”: Where are all the good, dateable men?
Why are there so many amazing women and so few acceptable mates for them?
And the formality of going to college is no guarantee that someone is truly educated.
Many schools today do little more than prepare their students for the workplace (and some employers argue they're not even doing that well).