[…]Our results indicate that higher education liberalizes moral concerns for most students, […] promoting moral absolutism rather than relativism. These effects are strongest for individuals majoring in the humanities, arts, or social sciences, and for students pursuing graduate studies.

Research to date provides no clear answers about how higher education changes moral attitudes. Existing work suggests colleges and universities will generally liberalize moral concerns[…] and reduce concern for social order. […]

Are Educated Liberals Becoming More Morally Absolutist? — VDARE