Arab Enrollments Increase at Israeli Universities

October 15, 2015

Israeli universities are seeing gains in Arab enrollments, Haaretz reported. This academic year, 14.4 percent of bachelor’s degree students in Israel will be Arabs, up from 9.8 percent in 1999-2000. During the same time period, the percentage of master's students who are Arab increased from 3.6 percent to 10.5 percent this year. Among Ph.D. students, the increase was from 2.8 percent to 5.9 percent. Also during the same time period, the percentage of Arab students who are women increased from 61.7 percent to 67.2 percent.

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