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On Two Sides Of The Atlantic, How The College Male Is Disappearing05:32
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A pedestrian walks by Sather Gate on the UC Berkeley campus on May 22, 2014 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A pedestrian walks by Sather Gate on the UC Berkeley campus on May 22, 2014 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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When first students enter college this fall, there may be some surprise at a demographic shift: there aren't that many men among the freshmen.

In both the U.S. and the U.K., men are a shrinking minority. It's a contrast to past decades, when college classes were male-dominated.

Jon Marcus, the higher education editor for the Hechinger Report, speaks with Here & Now's Lisa Mullins.

Read Jon Marcus' story in The Hechinger Report.

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Jon Marcus, higher education editor for the Hechinger Report. He tweets @JonMarcusBoston.

This segment aired on July 15, 2016.

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