College Faculty: Religious Beliefs

Per a study on the religious beliefs and behaviors of college faculty in a 2006 study by Gary Tobin and Aryeh Weinberg, 25% of college faculty say they are non-Evangelical Christians, 18% identify themselves as Catholics, 14% claim no religion, 11% say the are Evangelicals, 8% claim that they are atheists, and 5% are Jewish.  Muslims, Hindus and ‘other’ represent around 1% of college faculty.

At the same time, the general population of the US claimed to be the following: 33% are Evangelicals, 24% are Catholics, 22% are non-Evangelical Christians, 11% have no religion, and 2% are Jewish.

source: Profiles of the American university, Volume II: Religious Beliefs and Behaviors of College Faculty

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