Selecting the best college or university to pursue your degree in STEM is a difficult choice for every student. But it may be slightly more challenging for women as they are usually in the minority in STEM programs. Finding an institution that has a history of encouraging women in STEM is key to success in this selection process.

In 2016, Forbes named the top 13 colleges and universities that support women pursuing STEM degrees. To do this, they used their 2016 Best Value colleges ranking and sorted it by institutions with strong STEM programs and the rate of female attendance.

Review their list of the most important STEM schools with a high female representation.