Belief in God among college graduates by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among college graduates by belief in God

% of college graduates who say they…

Religious traditionBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Catholic65%27%4%< 1%2%1%1,788
Evangelical Protestant90%9%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%1,870
Historically Black Protestant90%7%1%1%< 1%< 1%289
Mainline Protestant63%27%6%1%2%2%1,673
Mormon88%8%2%< 1%1%1%212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")17%19%12%< 1%44%8%2,071
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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