Belief in God among adults with some college education

% of adults with some college education who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 9,589. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
2014 65% 18% 5% 1% 9% 2% 9,589

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Belief in God among adults with some college education by religious group

% of adults with some college education who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Catholic 69% 23% 4% 1% 1% 2% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,739
Historically Black Protestant 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 600
Jewish 42% 25% 14% 1% 11% 6% 138
Mainline Protestant 68% 25% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,567
Mormon 88% 9% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 224
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 24% 11% < 1% 33% 6% 1,950

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,383. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 22% 35% 28% 16% 6,383
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 33% 23% 12% 1,683
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 47% 27% 16% 10% 383
Do not believe in God 48% 29% 14% 9% 729
Other/don't know if they believe in God 44% 26% 15% 14% 206

Generational cohort among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,383. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 14% 14% 28% 32% 10% 1% 6,383
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 19% 26% 28% 7% 1% 1,683
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 22% 19% 20% 6% 1% 383
Do not believe in God 35% 21% 21% 16% 5% < 1% 729
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 21% 19% 21% 8% 1% 206

Gender composition among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 59% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 50% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 41% 390
Do not believe in God 66% 34% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 59% 41% 213

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,394. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 16% 2% 12% 5% 6,394
Believe in God; fairly certain 72% 7% 3% 13% 4% 1,686
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 5% 7% 19% 4% 381
Do not believe in God 76% 2% 7% 10% 4% 725
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 5% 3% 10% 6% 207

Immigrant status among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,425. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 9% 10% 81% 6,425
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 11% 78% 1,684
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 18% 67% 387
Do not believe in God 10% 18% 72% 726
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 11% 82% 207

Income distribution among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,686. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 25% 30% 13% 5,686
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 23% 31% 16% 1,511
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 23% 29% 18% 350
Do not believe in God 29% 20% 30% 21% 674
Other/don't know if they believe in God 39% 15% 32% 14% 169

Marital status among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,473. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 49% 7% 15% 6% 23% 6,473
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 10% 13% 4% 30% 1,695
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 10% 9% 4% 44% 386
Do not believe in God 30% 12% 10% 2% 46% 730
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 8% 13% 3% 42% 212

Parent of children under 18 among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,474. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 68% 6,474
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 71% 1,700
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 78% 387
Do not believe in God 19% 81% 730
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 77% 213

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 74% 20% 4% 3% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 49% 21% 8% 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 30% 43% 21% 1% 390
Do not believe in God 2% 7% 23% 67% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 19% 39% 31% 3% 213

Attendance at religious services among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 35% 17% < 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 44% 41% < 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 35% 59% < 1% 390
Do not believe in God 1% 17% 82% < 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 28% 65% 2% 213

Frequency of prayer among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 75% 15% 3% 5% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 24% 13% 30% < 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 15% 11% 59% < 1% 390
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 3% 93% < 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 8% 7% 70% 2% 213

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 12% 10% 44% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 7% 7% 78% < 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 390
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 2% 2% 90% 1% 213

Frequency of meditation among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 49% 8% 3% 39% 2% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 12% 5% 53% 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 12% 7% 56% 1% 390
Do not believe in God 17% 10% 5% 67% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 10% 5% 58% 4% 213

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 73% 13% 7% 6% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 21% 14% 21% 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 17% 15% 38% 1% 390
Do not believe in God 29% 18% 6% 46% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 9% 11% 36% 8% 213

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 16% 12% 24% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 19% 15% 22% 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 15% 13% 20% 1% 390
Do not believe in God 50% 18% 12% 20% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 20% 17% 13% 2% 213

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 7% 38% 4% 3% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 14% 63% 10% 2% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 24% 58% 12% 3% 390
Do not believe in God 2% 19% 53% 25% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 25% 53% 12% 5% 213

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 55% 2% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 74% 1% < 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 80% 2% < 1% 390
Do not believe in God 16% 82% 1% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 76% 5% 1% 213

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 12% 8% 27% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 10% 11% 66% < 1% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 6% 5% 82% 1% 390
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 5% 92% < 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 5% 5% 81% 1% 213

Interpreting scripture among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 40% 34% 4% 15% 7% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 29% 1% 52% 10% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 8% < 1% 81% 8% 390
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 95% 3% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 4% 1% 71% 22% 213

Belief in Heaven among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 87% 7% 6% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 22% 8% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 43% 15% 390
Do not believe in God 7% 90% 4% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 20% 36% 44% 213

Belief in Hell among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 75% 19% 7% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 42% 8% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 56% 15% 390
Do not believe in God 5% 93% 3% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 46% 34% 213

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 17% 38% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 18% 47% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 18% 56% 390
Do not believe in God 17% 17% 66% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 29% 50% 213

Political ideology among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 32% 16% 6% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 41% 28% 5% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 44% 31% 7% 390
Do not believe in God 12% 33% 49% 6% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 36% 36% 12% 213

Views about size of government among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 59% 34% 3% 4% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 38% 3% 4% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 41% 3% 5% 390
Do not believe in God 47% 46% 3% 3% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 35% 6% 13% 213

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 43% 4% 1% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 54% 4% 1% 390
Do not believe in God 29% 67% 3% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 52% 6% 5% 213

Views about abortion among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 52% 4% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 27% 4% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 82% 16% 2% 390
Do not believe in God 86% 10% 4% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 22% 8% 213

Views about homosexuality among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 40% 5% 4% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 13% 3% 2% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 87% 9% 2% 3% 390
Do not believe in God 92% 5% 2% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 13% 4% 4% 213

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 50% 8% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 74% 20% 6% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 80% 13% 7% 390
Do not believe in God 90% 6% 4% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 16% 8% 213

Views about environmental regulation among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 53% 3% 2% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 70% 2% 2% 390
Do not believe in God 19% 78% 1% 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 29% 59% 5% 7% 213

Views about human evolution among adults with some college education by belief in God

% of adults with some college education who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 14% 32% 3% 47% 4% 6,493
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 29% 6% 18% 3% 1,701
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 71% 12% 7% 8% 2% 390
Do not believe in God 89% 4% 1% 5% < 1% 731
Other/don't know if they believe in God 71% 7% 14% 4% 4% 213