Educational distribution by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by educational group

% of adults who have completed…

Religious traditionHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Evangelical Protestant43%35%14%7%8,545
Historically Black Protestant52%33%9%6%1,905
Jehovah's Witness63%25%9%3%241
Mainline Protestant37%30%19%14%6,045
Orthodox Christian27%34%21%18%185
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")38%32%18%11%7,532
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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