Seating Arrangements

What’s the gender breakdown of your department?

When you look around your class, how likely are you to find someone like you? We created a seating chart for one of the large lecture halls on campus, Wheeler Auditorium, and imagined what it might look like if everyone sitting down were, say, an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate or an English graduate.

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Department Pct. female graduates
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We've filled a random selection of the 767 seats on this chart based on the proportion of department graduates who identified as female. We excluded departments with fewer than 20 graduates.

Data is from Cal Answers and is grouped by academic year. The analysis is available here.