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

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Religious familyHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)59%28%9%4%637
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.)35%20%22%24%267
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)16%29%31%25%634
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)37%30%19%13%868
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)34%31%22%14%1,739
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.)28%39%23%11%375
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)44%33%14%9%648
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)27%27%25%21%668
Restorationist Family (Mainline Trad.)33%41%10%15%103
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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