Here is a chart summarizing a recent Pew Research survey on how political ideology affects the perception of American institutions:
The complete survey, including a link to a detailed breakdown of the results in PDF, can be found at: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/09/26/from-universities-to-churches-republicans-and-democrats-differ-in-views-of-major-institutions/
Education Dive has provided the following “highlights” of and “insights” about the survey:
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows Democrats and Republicans differ greatly on their perception of the value of higher education in the nation’s positive forward movement.
A majority of Republicans (45%) say that higher education has a negative effect on the country, while 72% of Democrats believe colleges and universities have a positive impact.
The disparity in impact perspective was the second highest in the survey, behind the differences of opinion on the impact of the national media.
It is possible for citizens with two different ideologies to be correct…
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