Political ideology among college graduates by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among college graduates by political ideology

% of college graduates who are…

Religious traditionConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant62%27%9%2%1,870
Historically Black Protestant32%32%33%2%289
Mainline Protestant34%44%21%2%1,673
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")12%36%48%3%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.

Learn More: Conservative, Moderate, Liberal