Top 60 Jewish Schools

Below are the lists of the 2018 Top 60 Schools by Jewish Student Population, as published in the Hillel College Guide Magazine and on Hillel's College Guide web page. 


Fall 2018 Hillel College Guide Magazine cover.
Top 60 Public Universities by Jewish Population

  1. University of Florida (Gainsville, FL)
  2. Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
  3. University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
  4. University of Maryland (College Park, MD)
  5. University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
  6. University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI)
  7. CUNY, Brooklyn College (Brooklyn, NY)
  8. Queens College (Flushing, NY)
  9. Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)
  10. Pennsylvania State University, University Park (University Park, PA)
  11. Binghamton University (Vestal, NY)
  12. University at Albany (Albany, NY)
  13. California State University, Northridge (Northridge, CA)
  14. Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  15. Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  16. York University (Toronto, ON) 
  17. Florida International University (Miami, FL)
  18. Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  19. McGill University (Montreal, QC)
  20. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  21. University of Arizona (Tuscon, AZ)
  22. University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  23. Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
  24. University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX)
  25. University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  26. University of Colorado at Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  27. University of California, Davis (Davis, CA)
  28. University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angles, CA)
  29. Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
  30. University of Delaware (Newark, DE) 
  31. University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  32. Queensborough Community College (Bayside, NY)
  33. Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)
  34. University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  35. Towson University (Towson, MD)
  36. University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
  37. Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills (Woodland Hills, CA)
  38. University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  39. San Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA)
  40. Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
  41. University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  42. University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  43. Temple University, Main and Ambler (Philadelphia, PA)
  44. CUNY, Baruch College (New York, NY)
  45. University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  46. University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
  47. Queen's University (Kingston, ON)
  48. University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
  49. University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
  50. University of Toronto, St. George (Toronto, ON)
  51. Broward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
  52. University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN(
  53. CUNY, College of Staten Island (Staten Island, NY)
  54. The City College of New York (New York, NY)
  55. CUNY, Hunter College (New York, NY)
  56. University of Guelph (Guelph, ON)
  57. James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
  58. University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON)
  59. Miami University (Oxford, OH)
  60. San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)

Top 60 Private Universities by Jewish Population
  1. Boston University (Boston, MA)
  2. New York University (New York, NY)
  3. George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  4. Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  5. Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  6. Yeshiva University (New York, NY)
  7. Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  8. University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  9. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  10. Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  11. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  12. American University (Washington, DC)
  13. University of Hartford (West Hartford, CT)
  14. Columbia University (New York, NY)
  15. Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  16. Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)
  17. Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  18. Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  19. Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  20. Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  21. Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  22. Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
  23. Brown University (Providence, RI)
  24. University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  25. Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  26. Barnard College (New York, NY)
  27. Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  28. University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  29. Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  30. Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  31. Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  32. Duke University (Durham, NC)
  33. Claremont Colleges (Claremont, CA)
  34. Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  35. Elon University (Elon, NC)
  36. Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  37. Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)
  38. Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  39. Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  40. Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  41. Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  42. University of Denver (Denver, CO)
  43. Pace University (New York, NY)
  44. Chapman University (Orange, CA)
  45. Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  46. Goucher College (Baltimore, MD)
  47. Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  48. Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  49. Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY)
  50. Clark University (Worcester, MA)
  51. Bentley University (Waltham, MA)
  52. Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  53. Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  54. University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
  55. Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  56. Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  57. Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)
  58. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  59. Hampshire College (Amherst, MA)
  60. DePaul University (Chicago, IL)

Top 60 Schools Jews Choose
(a breakdown by percentage)

The following are the top 60 schools with the largest percentage of Jewish students to the total undergraduate student population.

  1. Yeshiva University: 2,714 Jewish students, 100% 
  2. Jewish Theological Seminary of America: 162 Jewish students, 100%
  3. American Jewish University: 69 Jewish students, 100%
  4. Tulane University: 2,815 Jewish students, 43%
  5. Brandeis University: 1,454 Jewish students, 40%
  6. Barnard College: 850 Jewish students, 33%
  7. Goucher College: 450 Jewish students, 31%
  8. Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus: 1,200 Jewish students, 30%
  9. University of Hartford: 1,500 Jewish students, 30%
  10. Sarah Lawrence College: 400 Jewish students, 29%
  11. CUNY, Brooklyn College: 4,000 Jewish students, 28%
  12. Binghamton University: 3,700 Jewish students, 27%
  13. University at Albany: 3,500 Jewish students, 26%
  14. George Washington University: 3,000 Jewish students, 25%
  15. Columbia University: 1,500 Jewish students, 24%
  16. Queens College: 4,000 Jewish students, 24%
  17. Muhlenberg College: 555 Jewish students, 23%
  18. Hampshire College: 325 Jewish students, 23%
  19. Oberlin College; 650 Jewish students, 23%
  20. Washington University in St. Louis: 1,750 Jewish students, 23%
  21. Boston University: 4,000 Jewish students, 22%
  22. Vassar College: 500 Jewish students, 21%
  23. Cornell University: 3,000 Jewish students, 20%
  24. American University: 1,600 Jewish students, 20%
  25. Mitchell College: 120 Jewish students, 20%
  26. University of Maryland: 5,800 Jewish students, 19%
  27. Skidmore College: 500 Jewish students, 19%
  28. University of Miami: 2,000 Jewish students, 18%
  29. University of Florida: 6,500 Jewish students, 18%
  30. Tufts University: 1,000 Jewish students, 18%
  31. Rutgers University: 6,400 Jewish students, 18%
  32. Clark University: 400 Jewish students, 18%
  33. University of Vermont: 2,000 Jewish students, 18%
  34. University of Pennsylvania: 1,750 Jewish students, 17%
  35. University of Michigan: 5,200 Jewish students, 17%
  36. Emory University: 1,200 Jewish students, 17%
  37. Ithaca College: 1,000 Jewish students, 17%
  38. Kenyon College: 275 Jewish students, 16%
  39. Syracuse University: 2,500 Jewish students, 16%
  40. University of Rochester: 900 Jewish students, 16%
  41. Haverford College: 200 Jewish students, 15%
  42. Vanderbilt University: 1,050 Jewish students, 15%
  43. Lehigh University: 750 Jewish students, 15%
  44. Northwestern University: 1,200 Jewish students, 14%
  45. Brown University: 1,000 Jewish students, 14%
  46. Yale University: 800 Jewish students, 14%
  47. Franklin & Marshall College: 309 Jewish students, 14%
  48. New York University: 3,500 Jewish students, 13%
  49. Union College: 300 Jewish students, 13%
  50. University of Chicago: 825 Jewish students, 13%
  51. Bryn Mawr College: 175 Jewish students, 13%
  52. University of Wisconsin, Madison: 4,200 Jewish students, 13%
  53. Queensborough Community College: 2,000 Jewish students, 13%
  54. University of California, Santa Barbara: 2,850 Jewish students, 13%
  55. Hofstra University: 850 Jewish students, 12%
  56. Earlham College: 130 Jewish students, 12%
  57. Case Western Reserve University: 630 Jewish students, 12%
  58. Western University: 275 Jewish students, 12%
  59. Indiana University: 4,000 Jewish students, 12%
  60. University of Delaware: 2,250 Jewish students, 12%