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  • 14566 Undergrads

  • 7753 Graduates

  • 3000* (21%)Jewish Undergrads(Percent of Population)

  • 500* (6%)Jewish Graduates(Percent of Population)


Campus Information

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Tuition (in-state)
Tuition (out-of-state)
Female/Male %/%
Acceptance Rate%
Out-of-State/Int'l %/%
Greek School
(participation rates)

Jewish Life

Birthright Participation Taglit-Birthright Israel offers a free trip to Israel for students who have never been to Israel on a peer-based trip.
(average # of students)

Alt Break Participation Alternative Breaks are organized, short-term service projects, often involving travel. Student participants are challenged to understand difficult social issues and to explore questions of Judaism and social responsibility while giving of themselves and their time.
# Jewish Studies Courses
Jewish Studies Major or Minor
Study Abroad in Israel
Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus
Engagement Internship
Israel Fellow

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Religious Services


  • Community service/social action
  • AEPi
  • SDT
  • Kosher issues/meal plan
  • Birthright Israel Alumni
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
  • Career/Internships
  • Greeks
  • Athletic/sports
  • AEPhi
  • Off-campus housing
  • Klezmer
  • Environment
  • Jewish learning/education
  • ZBT
  • Orthodox students
  • Chabad-Lubavitch
  • Reform Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Holocaust
  • A Cappella
  • Israel
  • Multiculturalism
  • Dorm/residential halls
  • Conservative movement
  • Israeli/folk dance
  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • Jewish Holidays

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