October 11, 2013

Looking to get married? Try a Christian college

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Dordt College graduates Jordan and Rachel Harmelink pose at their July 27 wedding. The couple, like many couples reported on a new Facebook data analysis, met at their private Christian college. Photo courtesy Jordan Harmelink

Dordt College graduates Jordan and Rachel Harmelink pose at their July 27 wedding. The couple, like many couples reported on a new Facebook data analysis, met at their private Christian college. Photo courtesy Jordan Harmelink

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(RNS) Of the top 25 colleges where men are likely to meet their spouse, all are private Christian institutions, according to an analysis done by Sofus Macskassy and Lada Adamic, researchers on Facebook's data science team. More than 60 percent of the top 25 colleges where women are likely to meet their spouse are also private religious schools.