Educational attainment of religious groups in the United States in 2017, by faith tradition
Educational attainment of U.S. religious groups in 2017, by faith tradition
This statistic shows the educational attainment of religious groups in the United States as of January 2017, by faith tradition. In 2017, about 38 percent of Hindu believers in the United States had a post-graduate degree.
Educational attainment of religious groups in the United States in 2017, by faith tradition
High school grad or lessSome collegeCollege degreePost-grad
Unitarian/Universalist16%20%22%43%
Hindu 19%11%31%38%
Jewish 22%18%27%34%
Orthodox Chrisitan 28%20%25%26%
Mormon 34%33%19%13%
Buddhist 37%26%18%19%
White Catholic 37%24%22%17%
White mainline Protestant 38%25%19%17%
Unaffiliated 44%25%17%14%
Muslim 44%22%17%16%
White evangelical Protestant 48%27%15%10%
Black Protestant 52%26%12%10%
Hispanic Protestant 65%20%10%4%
Jehovah’s Witness 68%23%6%3%
Hispanic Catholic 70%16%8%4%
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Source

Release date

September 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 6, 2016 to January 10, 2017

Number of respondents

101,214 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Educational attainment of U.S. religious groups in 2017, by faith tradition
This statistic shows the educational attainment of religious groups in the United States as of January 2017, by faith tradition. In 2017, about 38 percent of Hindu believers in the United States had a post-graduate degree.
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