Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)

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Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's highest level of education
  1) High school diploma or GED
  2) Some college or technical school; associate's degree
  3) College bachelor's degree
  4) Master's degree (including M. Div.)
  5) Doctoral degree (including Ph.D., D. Min.)

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
High school diploma or GED 3 .5% .5% -4.56
Some college or technical school; associate's degree 15 2.4% 2.9% -3.12
College bachelor's degree 43 6.9% 9.8% -1.69
Master's degree (including M. Div.) 370 59.5% 69.3% -.25
Doctoral degree (including Ph.D., D. Min.) 191 30.7% 100% 1.18

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
High school diploma or GED 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
1.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
3
Some college or technical school; associate's degree 2.5%
1
3.1%
9
1.7%
2
1.9%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
14
College bachelor's degree 2.5%
1
6.2%
18
10.9%
13
2.9%
3
9.1%
3
0.0%
0
6.4%
38
Master's degree (including M. Div.) 70.0%
28
62.6%
181
53.8%
64
62.1%
64
42.4%
14
50.0%
4
60.0%
355
Doctoral degree (including Ph.D., D. Min.) 25.0%
10
27.7%
80
31.9%
38
33.0%
34
48.5%
16
50.0%
4
30.7%
182
TOTAL 100.0%
40
100.0%
289
100.0%
119
100.0%
103
100.0%
33
100.0%
8

592


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
High school diploma or GED 1.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
3
Some college or technical school; associate's degree 5.4%
12
2.0%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.5%
15
College bachelor's degree 13.9%
31
4.0%
6
2.5%
4
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
6.9%
42
Master's degree (including M. Div.) 57.0%
127
70.9%
107
62.9%
100
49.1%
27
23.8%
5
60.1%
366
Doctoral degree (including Ph.D., D. Min.) 22.4%
50
23.2%
35
34.6%
55
49.1%
27
76.2%
16
30.0%
183
TOTAL 100.0%
223
100.0%
151
100.0%
159
100.0%
55
100.0%
21

609


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
High school diploma or GED 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.9%
2
0.0%
0
0.5%
3
Some college or technical school; associate's degree 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.0%
7
2.3%
5
5.5%
3
2.4%
15
College bachelor's degree 7.1%
1
1.1%
1
6.8%
16
7.5%
16
14.5%
8
6.9%
42
Master's degree (including M. Div.) 64.3%
9
64.5%
60
58.6%
139
58.9%
126
58.2%
32
59.7%
366
Doctoral degree (including Ph.D., D. Min.) 28.6%
4
34.4%
32
31.2%
74
30.4%
65
21.8%
12
30.5%
187
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
93
100.0%
237
100.0%
214
100.0%
55

613