Learning about Confucianism in High School

A few months ago, we set out to assess Americans’ self-reported knowledge of, and attitudes toward, Ruism. To achieve this, we conducted a survey of 379 adults living in the United States. We’ll be sharing the results in the coming weeks.

Many Americans received their first exposure to non-Western traditions and cultures in school. We asked our participants, “Do you remember learning anything about Confucianism in high school?”

Many respondents (47%) remember learning a little about Confucianism in high school. A substantial proportion (34%), however, cannot recollect learning anything about the topic in high school.