Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , All

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198726208.7829837
2) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that some colleges and universities in the U.S. are related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (AWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes167994.5
2) No975.5
Missing217 
TOTAL1776100.0
3) [IF "YES" AWARE] Were you aware that there are a total of 66 PC(USA)-related colleges and universities? (AWARE66)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44324.4
2) No, I didn't know there were that many.84246.4
3) No, I thought there were more.130.7
4) No, I had no idea how many there were.51628.4
Missing179 
TOTAL1814100.0
4) Were you aware that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has scholarships available for Presbyterian students to attend Presbyterian colleges and universities? (SCHOLAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes161981.9
2) No35718.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1976100.0
5) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities provide some of the best education available in the U.S. (BEST_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree47524.1
2) Agree86743.9
3) Not sure59630.2
4) Disagree321.6
5) Strongly disagree50.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1975100.0
6) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities depend on the Presbyterian Church for a large share of their budgets. (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree351.8
2) Agree30715.6
3) Not sure93047.3
4) Disagree52126.5
5) Strongly disagree1758.9
Missing25 
TOTAL1968100.0
7) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities don't emphasize their church ties as much as they should. (EMPH_TIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1698.6
2) Agree71836.6
3) Not sure80641.1
4) Disagree26213.4
5) Strongly disagree70.4
Missing31 
TOTAL1962100.0
8) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should do more to teach students about Christian faith. (TEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24012.2
2) Agree75538.5
3) Not sure73237.3
4) Disagree22211.3
5) Strongly disagree130.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1962100.0
9) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should do more to help students grow in their own spirituality. (GROW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29014.7
2) Agree94748.0
3) Not sure60430.6
4) Disagree1256.3
5) Strongly disagree50.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1971100.0
10) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities differ little in their curricula from most public colleges and universities. (DIF_CURR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree693.5
2) Agree70035.7
3) Not sure78339.9
4) Disagree38319.5
5) Strongly disagree281.4
Missing30 
TOTAL1963100.0
11) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities provide good value in higher education. (GOOD_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31015.8
2) Agree104153.1
3) Not sure56028.5
4) Disagree472.4
5) Strongly disagree40.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1962100.0
12) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should give priority to Presbyterians over others who want to attend. (PRIORITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1648.3
2) Agree71536.3
3) Not sure47324.0
4) Disagree56628.8
5) Strongly disagree502.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1968100.0
13) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities are in financial trouble. (FIN_TROU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree422.1
2) Agree33216.9
3) Not sure136569.5
4) Disagree21310.8
5) Strongly disagree130.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1965100.0
14) The PC(USA) should increase the financial support it currently provides to Presbyterian colleges and universities. (INC_FIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1196.0
2) Agree62331.6
3) Not sure94848.1
4) Disagree25512.9
5) Strongly disagree261.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1971100.0
15) In your opinion, how important are church-related colleges and universities for the overall mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (IMP_MISS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential29314.8
2) Very important65333.0
3) Important74437.6
4) Not very important1698.5
5) Not at all important231.2
6) Not sure995.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1981100.0
16) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Cost (IMP_COST)
TOTAL%
1) Very important130265.5
2) Important60330.3
3) Somewhat important683.4
4) Not important30.2
5) No opinion110.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1987100.0
17) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Size of student body (IMP_SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25412.8
2) Important106353.6
3) Somewhat important56728.6
4) Not important743.7
5) No opinion261.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1984100.0
18) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Proximity to home (IMP_HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1186.0
2) Important76338.7
3) Somewhat important87944.6
4) Not important1809.1
5) No opinion331.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1973100.0
19) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Diversity of student body (IMP_DIV)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1045.3
2) Important55428.1
3) Somewhat important83142.1
4) Not important44922.7
5) No opinion371.9
Missing18 
TOTAL1975100.0
20) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? That it be church-related (IMP_CHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important522.6
2) Important28814.6
3) Somewhat important75038.0
4) Not important81341.2
5) No opinion713.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1974100.0
21) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? That it not be church-related (IMP_NOT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important110.6
2) Important633.2
3) Somewhat important48024.8
4) Not important113758.6
5) No opinion24812.8
Missing54 
TOTAL1939100.0
22) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? That it offers a particular major field of study (IMP_MAJ)
TOTAL%
1) Very important80940.9
2) Important93347.1
3) Somewhat important1829.2
4) Not important341.7
5) No opinion221.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1980100.0
23) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Academic reputation (IMP_AREP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important85943.3
2) Important102151.4
3) Somewhat important874.4
4) Not important50.3
5) No opinion130.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1985100.0
24) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Social reputation (IMP_SREP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1779.0
2) Important76739.0
3) Somewhat important74237.7
4) No important23712.1
5) No opinion432.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1966100.0
25) Have you attended college as an undergraduate in the past three years? (YOU_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked197298.9
1) Checked211.1
TOTAL1993100.0
26) Have your child(ren) attended college as (an) undergraduate(s) in the past three years? (CHL_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked162381.4
1) Checked37018.6
TOTAL1993100.0
27) Have other close family members attended college as an undergraduate in the past three years? (OTH_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked175888.2
1) Checked23511.8
TOTAL1993100.0
28) Do you attend college as an undergraduate now? (YOU_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked196798.7
1) Checked261.3
TOTAL1993100.0
29) Do(es) your child(ren) attend college as (an) undergraduate(s) now? (CHL_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked163682.1
1) Checked35717.9
TOTAL1993100.0
30) Does other close family member attend college as an undergraduate now? (OTH_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked168084.3
1) Checked31315.7
TOTAL1993100.0
31) Do you plan to attend college as an undergraduate in the next three year? (YOU_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked197299.0
1) Checked201.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1992100.0
32) Do(es) your child(ren) plan to attend college as (an) undergraduate(s) in the next three year? (CHL_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked162981.8
1) Checked36318.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1992100.0
33) Does other close family member plan to attend college as an undergraduate in the next three year? (OTH_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked171085.8
1) Checked28314.2
TOTAL1993100.0
34) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to retaining students until graduation? (COM_RETA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related76739.5
2) Other291.5
3) Both similarly37819.5
4) Don't know76939.6
Missing50 
TOTAL1943100.0
35) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to graduating students in four years? (COM_GRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related72837.4
2) Other100.5
3) Both similarly47524.4
4) Don't know73337.7
Missing47 
TOTAL1946100.0
36) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for classroom discussion? (COM_DISC)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related70536.3
2) Other251.3
3) Both similarly52226.9
4) Don't know68835.5
Missing53 
TOTAL1940100.0
37) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for independent study? (COM_INDE)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related50526.1
2) Other884.5
3) Both similarly58630.3
4) Don't know75839.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1937100.0
38) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for internship and service learning (COM_INTR)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related57329.6
2) Other1025.3
3) Both similarly55828.8
4) Don't know70236.3
Missing58 
TOTAL1935100.0
39) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for engaging in research projects? (COM_RESE)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related1397.2
2) Other39620.5
3) Both similarly60531.3
4) Don't know79541.1
Missing58 
TOTAL1935100.0
40) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing a variety of extracurricular activities? (COM_EXTR)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related1628.4
2) Other37619.5
3) Both similarly78040.4
4) Don't know61531.8
Missing60 
TOTAL1933100.0
41) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing help for students in the classroom? (COM_ICLA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related72037.2
2) Other180.9
3) Both similarly53627.7
4) Don't know66234.2
Missing57 
TOTAL1936100.0
42) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing help for students outside the classroom? (COM_OCLA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related67534.9
2) Other462.4
3) Both similarly47024.3
4) Don't know74438.4
Missing58 
TOTAL1935100.0
43) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing students in-depth knowledge in a particular subject area? (COM_KNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related20710.7
2) Other1839.5
3) Both similarly86144.6
4) Don't know68135.2
Missing61 
TOTAL1932100.0
44) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing up-to-date facilities and resources? (COM_UPDA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related1095.6
2) Other44723.1
3) Both similarly71136.7
4) Don't know66834.5
Missing58 
TOTAL1935100.0
45) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to meeting a student's social needs? (COM_SOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related30916.0
2) Other19710.2
3) Both similarly74538.5
4) Don't know68335.3
Missing59 
TOTAL1934100.0
46) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to meeting a student's spiritual needs? (COM_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related139872.1
2) Other150.8
3) Both similarly904.6
4) Don't know43722.5
Missing53 
TOTAL1940100.0
47) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to meeting a student's personal and emotional needs? (COM_EMOT)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related108656.1
2) Other180.9
3) Both similarly29915.4
4) Don't know53427.6
Missing56 
TOTAL1937100.0
48) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for international study? (COM_INAT)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related27514.2
2) Other21611.2
3) Both similarly73137.7
4) Don't know71536.9
Missing56 
TOTAL1937100.0
49) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students prepare for a career? (COM_CARE)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related22211.5
2) Other1266.5
3) Both similarly100351.9
4) Don't know58230.1
Missing60 
TOTAL1933100.0
50) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students develop critical thinking skills? (COM_CRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related39220.2
2) Other572.9
3) Both similarly90146.5
4) Don't know58830.3
Missing55 
TOTAL1938100.0
51) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students develop communication skills? (COM_COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related34617.9
2) Other412.1
3) Both similarly95649.5
4) Don't know58930.5
Missing61 
TOTAL1932100.0
52) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing big-time athletics? (COM_ATHL)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related221.1
2) Other128366.3
3) Both similarly1226.3
4) Don't know50826.3
Missing58 
TOTAL1935100.0
53) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to nurturing moral and ethical values? (COM_MORA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related134469.3
2) Other180.9
3) Both similarly1367.0
4) Don't know44022.7
Missing55 
TOTAL1938100.0
54) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students find a job after graduation? (COM_JOB)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related28714.8
2) Other965.0
3) Both similarly77740.2
4) Don't know77340.0
Missing60 
TOTAL1933100.0
55) The costs of education at a church-related college or university can be three to four times the costs of education at a public college or university. In general, are the benefits of education and experience at a Presbyterian school worth the extra costs? (COST_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always713.6
2) Yes, usually59630.2
3) Yes, but only some of the time49525.1
4) Yes, but rarely894.5
5) No21010.7
6) Don't know51025.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1971100.0
56) People select which college or university to attend based on a variety of factors, including the cost, location, course offerings, etc. All things considered, if you were currently in the process of deciding on which college or university to attend, how important would it be for you to have the choice of a school that is Presbyterian related? (PRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1929.8
2) Important65933.5
3) Not very important74637.9
4) Not at all important24312.3
5) Not sure1296.6
Missing24 
TOTAL1969100.0
57) Which better serves the church's mission: (1) Presbyterian colleges and universities or (2) Presbyterian –supported campus ministry at public universities? (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian colleges and universities49124.9
2) Presbyterian-supported campus ministry at public universities46823.7
3) Both equally69135.0
4) Don't know32216.3
Missing21 
TOTAL1972100.0
58) Which two church entities should be most responsible for making Presbyterian high school students aware of the existence of Presbyterian colleges and universities? First choice (FIRST)
TOTAL%
1) The General Assembly/General Assembly Council985.0
2) Synods442.2
3) Presbyteries26313.4
4) Congregations77339.4
5) The colleges/universities themselves78239.9
Missing33 
TOTAL1960100.0
59) Which two church entities should be most responsible for making Presbyterian high school students aware of the existence of Presbyterian colleges and universities? Second choice (SECOND)
TOTAL%
1) The General Assembly/General Assembly Council1367.2
2) Synods713.7
3) Presbyteries47525.0
4) Congregations56029.5
5) The colleges/universities themselves65834.6
Missing93 
TOTAL1900100.0
60) In the last three years, has your congregation taken any steps to promote one or more Presbyterian colleges and universities among high school students in the congregation? (PROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60831.3
2) No84743.6
3) Don't know48625.0
Missing52 
TOTAL1941100.0
61) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Make a directory of Presbyterian colleges/universities available in church library/office (PRO_DIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked177589.2
1) Checked21610.8
Missing2 
TOTAL1991100.0
62) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Celebrated "Higher Education Sunday" (PRO_HES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked184692.6
1) Checked1477.4
TOTAL1993100.0
63) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Distributed bulletin inserts or other resources related to higher education (other than the Christmas Joy Offering) (PRO_BULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked165082.8
1) Checked34317.2
TOTAL1993100.0
64) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Provided information about financial aid available from the congregation or PC(USA) (PRO_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked157278.9
1) Checked42121.1
TOTAL1993100.0
65) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Offered special information programs for youth, parents, and families (PRO_INFO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked185893.2
1) Checked1356.8
TOTAL1993100.0
66) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Organized campus visits (PRO_VISI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked191295.9
1) Checked814.1
TOTAL1993100.0
67) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Held a college fair (PRO_FAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked197999.3
1) Checked140.7
TOTAL1993100.0
68) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Had "Minutes for Mission" concerning PC(USA) colleges (other than in connection with the Christmas Joy Offering) (PRO_MIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked181791.2
1) Checked1768.8
TOTAL1993100.0
69) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Had guest preachers or speakers talk about Presbyterian colleges and universities (PRO_GUES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183892.2
1) Checked1557.8
TOTAL1993100.0
70) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Other (PRO_OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked188294.5
1) Checked1105.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1992100.0
71) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Pastors (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed76739.2
2) Somewhat informed60030.7
3) Not informed914.7
4) Don't know43522.2
5) Not applicable633.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1956100.0
72) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Associate Pastors (ASSOCPAS)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed30816.9
2) Somewhat informed22312.3
3) Not informed583.2
4) Don't know35819.7
5) Not applicable87247.9
Missing174 
TOTAL1819100.0
73) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Christian education director (EDUDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed22312.0
2) Somewhat informed35118.8
3) Not informed1678.9
4) Don't know45824.5
5) Not applicable66735.7
Missing127 
TOTAL1866100.0
74) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Youth director (YOUTHDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed22812.2
2) Somewhat informed34218.3
3) Not informed1608.6
4) Don't know48926.2
5) Not applicable65034.8
Missing124 
TOTAL1869100.0
75) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, I have (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked163582.1
1) Checked35717.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1992100.0
76) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, my spouse has (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked180490.5
1) Checked1899.5
TOTAL1993100.0
77) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, one or both of my parents have (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked189094.8
1) Checked1035.2
TOTAL1993100.0
78) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, one of more of my siblings have (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183392.0
1) Checked1608.0
TOTAL1993100.0
79) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, one or more of my children have (ATTEND5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked176188.4
1) Checked23211.6
TOTAL1993100.0
80) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? No (ATTEND6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73136.7
1) Checked126263.3
TOTAL1993100.0
81) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] Did you graduate from a Presbyterian college or university? (ATTEND7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29380.3
2) No7219.7
Missing1628 
TOTAL365100.0
82) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Bachelor's degree (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked170885.7
1) Checked28514.3
TOTAL1993100.0
83) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE] If received Bachelor's degree, year received (BACHELOR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2501970.62811
84) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Master's degree (DEGREE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked196498.5
1) Checked291.5
TOTAL1993100.0
85) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE2] If received Master's degree, year received (MASTER)
TOTAL%
1955) 13.6
1959) 13.6
1961) 13.6
1962) 13.6
1963) 13.6
1964) 27.1
1965) 13.6
1966) 13.6
1968) 13.6
1969) 13.6
1970) 13.6
1971) 13.6
1972) 13.6
1975) 27.1
1976) 13.6
1978) 13.6
1979) 13.6
1980) 13.6
1987) 27.1
1988) 13.6
1996) 13.6
1997) 310.7
2000) 13.6
Missing1965 
TOTAL28100.0
86) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Doctoral degree (DEGREE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked198999.8
1) Checked40.2
TOTAL1993100.0
87) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE3] If received doctoral degree, year received (DOCTORAL)
TOTAL%
1971) 125.0
1974) 125.0
1991) 125.0
1993) 125.0
Missing1989 
TOTAL4100.0
88) How important was its Presbyterian affiliation in your decision to attend a Presbyterian college or university? (AFFILIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13838.5
2) Important9225.7
3) Somewhat important7220.1
4) Not too important4412.3
5) Not at all important123.4
Missing1635 
TOTAL358100.0
89) Rate the quality of the education you received (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent22463.8
2) Very good9125.9
3) Good318.8
4) Fair30.9
5) Poor20.6
Missing1642 
TOTAL351100.0
90) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your choice of career? (INF_CARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential14337.6
2) Influential9224.2
3) Only a little influential5614.7
4) Not influential5514.5
5) Not applicable348.9
Missing1613 
TOTAL380100.0
91) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on where to live after college? (INF_LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential143.7
2) Influential3810.1
3) Only a little influential5013.2
4) Not influential22960.6
5) Not applicable4712.4
Missing1615 
TOTAL378100.0
92) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on where to go to graduate school or seminary? (INF_GRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential6416.9
2) Influential9725.7
3) Only a little influential5213.8
4) Not influential10828.6
5) Not applicable5715.1
Missing1615 
TOTAL378100.0
93) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on whom to marry? (INF_MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential5715.2
2) Influential4512.0
3) Only a little influential195.1
4) Not influential19351.5
5) Not applicable6116.3
Missing1618 
TOTAL375100.0
94) How close to your congregation is the closest Presbyterian college or university? (CLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 25 miles28414.8
2) 25-99 miles60831.7
3) 100-499 miles63133.0
4) 500 or more miles1055.5
5) Don't know28715.0
Missing78 
TOTAL1915100.0
95) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members44922.6
2) Elders68334.4
3) All Clergy85543.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1987100.0
96) Response form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper173987.3
2) Web25412.7
TOTAL1993100.0