This fall, an estimated 12 million women will enroll in college. The number of women students surpassed men in 1980, and the gap has been widening ever since. Since 2011, more working women have held college degrees than working men. Of the 80 highest ranked schools in the country, here is a roundup of some of the best colleges for women.

If Alex Sink wins a special congressional election in Florida, the U.S. Congress for the first time in history will have 100 women serving at once. Close the Gap's Laurie Kretchmar explains what this milestone could mean.