May 01, 2001

 

 Questions of gender

Posted April 1, 2001

The AVMA is often asked the following questions about gender distribution.

What percentage of the veterinary profession is female?
37 percent (KPMG Megastudy)

What percentage of veterinary students is female?
70 percent (Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges data)

By what year is the female:male ratio projected to be 50:50?
2005 (KPMG Megastudy)