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PACW's 2007 Report on Women at UW

Athletics

Sources: Equity in Athletics Disclosure, University of Washington 2005-2006 Report and the Office of Postsecondary Education website: http://ope.ed.gov/athletics/main.asp.

Students

324 (49%) of the 656 student athletes at UW are women. They participate in 10 sports: Basketball (15), crew (140), golf (8), gymnastics (16), soccer (26), softball (16), swimming (22), tennis (7), track (57), and volleyball (17). Women athletes make up 2.3% of the undergraduate women students at UW. At the University of Washington the proportionality gap between women student-athletes and the proportion of women undergraduate students is approximately -2.17%.

Coaches

There are 9 head coaches of men’s athletic teams at the UW. None of those head coaches are women. Out of the 10 head coaches of women’s athletic teams, 6 (60%) are women. Out of the 29 assistant coaches for men’s athletic teams, 2 (7%) are women. Out of the 23 assistant coaches for women’s athletic teams, 11 (48%) are women.

Funding

In 2005-2006, a total of $6,853,369 was spent on athletically-related student aid with women receiving 45%, or $3,107,308.

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