Religion , College Grades , and Satisfaction among Students at Elite Colleges and Universities *

  title={Religion , College Grades , and Satisfaction among Students at Elite Colleges and Universities *},
  author={Margarita A. Mooney},
Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen, a sample of nearly 3,924 students at 28 of the most selective college and universities in the United States, this paper tests hypotheses about religion, academic performance, and satisfaction at college. Two measures of religiosity— attending religious services every week or more and a 1 to 10 scale of observance of one’s religious traditions and customs—increase the amount of hours students report spending on academic work and… CONTINUE READING
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