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University of Massachusetts, Amherst

256 Sunset Ave
Amherst , MA 01003-9232 USA
(413) 549-1710
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  • 22252 Undergrads

  • 6383 Graduates

  • 2500* (11%)Jewish Undergrads(Percent of Population)

  • 500* (8%)Jewish Graduates(Percent of Population)


Campus Information

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Tuition (in-state)
Tuition (out-of-state)
Female/Male %/%
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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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  • Community service/social action
  • AEPi
  • Hagshama
  • SDT
  • Kosher issues/meal plan
  • College Democrats of America (CDA)
  • Birthright Israel Alumni
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
  • Career/Internships
  • Greeks
  • Athletic/sports
  • AEPhi
  • Business school students
  • Hamagshimim
  • Environment
  • Jewish learning/education
  • College Republican National Committee (CRNC)
  • Drama
  • ZBT
  • Orthodox students
  • Chabad-Lubavitch
  • Reform Students
  • Graduate Students
  • A Cappella
  • Israel
  • Visual Arts
  • Multiculturalism
  • Conservative movement
  • National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness (NSCAHH)
  • Journalism & media
  • Israeli/folk dance
  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • Jewish Holidays

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