"Only a handful of studies examine the long-term effects of college on religious attitudes and values, but with one exception, they indicate that changes in this area occur during but apparently not after the college years. Where there are postcollege changes, they are slight and generally away | from traditional religious values." p 323-324 (page break is where | is inserted)

source: Ernest T Pascarella, Patrick T. Terenzini, "How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights From Twenty Years of Research." San Francisco: Jossey Bass Publishers, 1991 tags: College, Campus Ministry