Some 2,589 college women between the ages of 17-23 participated.
The survey found that: - 69 percent of those surveyed said that they didn’t lose their virginity until they turned 18, with 43 percent still holding their v-card.
Fifty-six years ago, Nora Johnson tackled the same subject in "Sex and the College Girl," an article published in the November 1957 issue of The Atlantic.
What's interesting is that, while these two generations of women face very different realities (today's college girl is hooking up and most women in 1957 were "going-steady"), they both want essentially the same thing: freedom to define sex and relationships in their own time, on their own terms.
Instead, she enjoyed casual sex on her terms -- often late at night, after a few drinks, and never at her place, she noted, because then she would have to wash the sheets.
The lecture will be followed by a book sale and signing. This event is part of the Make Consent a Conversation awareness campaign.
In her recent New York Times article, "Sex on Campus - She Can Play That Game, Too," Kate Taylor concludes that college sweethearts are old news.
Miss Class of 2014 requires something different from the men on her campus: instant gratification, zero commitment, and a habit of regularly checking text messages around midnight.
Nearly 60 percent of responses indicated to sleeping with nobody, or just one person.
The survey also asked how students and parents discussed sex.
She is the author of the New York Times best-sellers Girls & Sex, Cinderella Ate My Daughter and Waiting for Daisy as well as Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-Changed World and the classic School Girls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap.