Survey of Presbyterian Students in Non-Presbyterian Theological Schools, 1990

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The purpose of this study is to provide answers to a series of basic questions posed by the 1988 General Assembly. The questions are demographic and descriptive in nature. An overall profile of Presbyterian (USA) theological students in non-Presbyterian seminaries is provided. Data come from PCUSA students in 37 non-Presbyterian theological schools.

Data File
Cases: 349
Variables: 165
Weight Variable: None
Data Collection
Date Collected: 1990
Funded By
The Lilly Endowment, Inc.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Sampling Procedures
A four-page self-report questionnaire was mailed or distributed in 586 student boxes. After removal of nondeliverables, late responses and ineligible persons, the net response rate was 51.5 percent.
Principal Investigators
Edgar W. Mills, University of Connecticut