Statistics on Women at Mississippi State University

 

Student Enrollment

 

Student Enrollment by Major

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Fall 2015 Faculty*

Rank Female Male Total Percentage of Female Faculty Members
Professor 61 231 292 20.9%
Associate Professor 91 214 305 29.8%
Assistant Professor 167 221 388 43.0%
Instructor  107 57 164 65.2%
Lecturer 102 70 172 59.3%
Total 528 793 1321 40.0%
     
Department Heads Female Male Total Percentage of Female Department Heads
Total 8 40 48 16.7%
*Includes Research, Extension & Clinical Faculty
 

Fall 2015 Employees

Category Female Male Total Percentage of Female Employees
Executive, Administrative and Managerial 50 97 147 34.0%
Faculty 528 793 1321 40.0%
Other Professionals (Support/Service) 1070 814 1884 56.8%
Technical and Paraprofessional 77 81 158 48.7%
Clerical and Secretarial 655 37 692 94.7%
Skilled Crafts 2 113 115 1.7%
Service/Maintenance 223 208 431 51.7%
Total 2605 2143 4748 54.9%
         

New Hires

Category:
November 1, 2014 - October 31, 2015
Female Male Total Percentage of Female Employees
Executive, Administrative and Managerial 3 3 6 50.0%
Faculty 80 92 172 46.5%
Other Professionals (Support/Service) 125 137 262 47.7%
Technical and Paraprofessional 15 8 23 65.2%
Clerical and Secretarial 83 6 89 93.3%
Skilled Crafts 0 10 10 0.0%
Service/Maintenance 14 25 39 35.9%
Total 320 281 601 53.2%
 

Salaries

Category Female Male Difference  
Executive, Administrative and Managerial $6,659,830 $14,734,934 -$8,075,104  
Faculty $32,908,934 $69,483,266 -$36,574,332  
Other Professionals (Support/Service) $54,295,625 $52,636,343 $1,659,282  
Technical and Paraprofessional $2,483,259 $3,026,464 -$543,205  
Clerical and Secretarial $21,028,878 $1,092,373 $19,936,505  
Skilled Crafts $73,763 $4,508,214 -$4,434,451  
Service/Maintenance $5,405,226 $6,081,591 -$676,365  
Total $122,855,515 $151,563,185 -$28,707,670  
         

Retention

Category / Fall 2012 Female Male Total Percentage of Female Employees
Executive, Administrative and Managerial 45 95 140 32.1%
Faculty 510 788 1298 39.3%
Other Professionals (Support/Service) 983 718 1701 57.8%
Technical and Paraprofessional 67 79 146 45.9%
Clerical and Secretarial 674 30 704 95.7%
Skilled Crafts 2 108 110 1.8%
Service/Maintenance 246 220 466 52.8%
Total Fall 2012 2527 2038 4565 55.4%
         

Fall 2012 Continued to Fall 2013

Category Female Male Total Percentage of Female Employees
Executive, Administrative and Managerial 46 88 134 34.3%
Faculty 437 702 1139 38.4%
Other Professionals (Support/Service) 892 626 1518 58.8%
Technical and Paraprofessional 61 73 134 45.5%
Clerical and Secretarial 604 26 630 95.9%
Skilled Crafts 2 101 103 1.9%
Service/Maintenance 225 192 417 54.0%
Total Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 2267 1808 4075 55.6%
Percentage Fall 2012 Retained in Fall 2013 89.7% 88.7% 89.3%  
         

Fall 2013 Continued to Fall 2014

Category Female Male Total Percentage of Female Employees
Executive, Administrative and Managerial 45 90 135 33.3%
Faculty 448 692 1140 39.3%
Other Professionals (Support/Service) 896 627 1523 58.8%
Technical and Paraprofessional 63 71 134 47.0%
Clerical and Secretarial 592 28 620 95.5%
Skilled Crafts 1 103 104 1.0%
Service/Maintenance 218 184 402 54.2%
Total Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 2263 1795 4058 55.8%
Percentage Fall 2013 Retained in Fall 2014 99.8% 99.3% 99.6%  
         

Fall 2014 Continued to Fall 2015

Category Female Male Total Percentage of Female Employees
Executive, Administrative and Managerial 47 90 137 34.3%
Faculty 457 709 1166 39.2%
Other Professionals (Support/Service) 937 665 1602 58.5%
Technical and Paraprofessional 61 72 133 45.9%
Clerical and Secretarial 568 31 599 94.8%
Skilled Crafts 2 102 104 1.9%
Service/Maintenance 210 180 390 53.8%
Total Fall 2014 to Fall 2015 2282 1849 4131 55.2%
Percentage Fall 2014 Retained in Fall 2015 100.8% 103.0% 101.8%  
         

Retention of Females First-Time/Full-Time Freshmen Students

Category Females Males Overall
Fall 2014 85.4% 78.4% 82.0%
Fall 2013 82.2% 77.9% 80.2%
Fall 2012 81.0% 75.8% 78.5%