Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants by educational group

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Religious denominationHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
American Baptist Churches USA60%27%8%5%466
Anglican Church9%32%39%21%110
Episcopal Church16%28%29%27%489
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)31%33%21%15%636
Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.)14%42%25%18%139
Presbyterian Church (USA)27%25%24%23%424
United Church of Christ33%21%22%24%227
United Methodist Church32%31%23%14%1,631
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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