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Top 60 Jewish Schools

Below are the lists of the 2019 Top 60 Schools by Jewish Student Population, as published in the Hillel College Guide Magazine and on Hillel's College Guide web page. See all of our Top 60 Lists from prior years.

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Top 60 Public Universities by Jewish Population

 1.   University of Florida (Gainesville, 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.  California State University, Northridge (Northridge, CA)

13.  Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)

14.  Florida International University (Miami, FL)

15.  Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

16.  York University (Toronto, ON) 

17.  Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

18.  Western University (Lon, On, Canada)

19.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

20.  University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)

21.  University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)

22.  Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

23.  University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX)

24.  McGill University (Montreal, QC)

25.  University of Colorado at Boulder (Boulder, CO)

26.  University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

27.  University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

28.  University of Delaware (Newark, DE) 

29.  Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)

30.  University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)

31.  Queensborough Community College (Bayside, NY)

32.  University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

33.  Towson University (Towson, MD)

34.  Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills (Woodland Hills, CA)

35.  University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)

36.  University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA)

37.  Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)

38.  University of Southern California, Davis (Davis, CA)

39.  University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)

40.  Temple University, Main and Ambler (Philadelphia, PA)

41.  CUNY, Baruch College (New York, NY)

42.  University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)

43.  University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

44.  Queen's University (Kingston, ON)

45.  San Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA)

46.  University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

47.  University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)

48.  Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)

49.  University of Toronto, St. George (Toronto, ON)

50.  Broward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

51.  University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)

52.  University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

53.  CUNY, College of Staten Island (Staten Island, NY)

54.  The City College of New York (New York, NY)

55.  University at Albany (Albany, NY)

56.  CUNY, Hunter College (New York, NY)

57.  Stony Brook University  (Stony Brook, NY)

58.  James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

59.  California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)

60.  University of Guelph (Guelph, ON)

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.   Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

 7.   Yeshiva University (New York, 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.  Tufts University (Medford, MA)

21.  Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)

22.  Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

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.  Elon University (Elon, NC)

33.  Duke University (Durham, NC)

34.  Claremont Colleges (Claremont, CA)

35.  Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)

36.  Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)

37.  Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

38.  Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)

39.  Pace University (New York, NY)

40.  Chapman University (Orange, CA)

41.  Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)

42.  Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

43.  Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

44.  Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

45.  Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

46.  Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

47.  Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY)

48.  Goucher College (Baltimore, MD) 

49.  Clark University (Worcester, MA)

50.  Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)

51.  Bentley University (Waltham, MA)

52.  University of Denver (Denverm CO)

53.  Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

54.  University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)

55.  Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

56.  DePaul University (Chicago, IL)

57.  Emerson College (Boston, MA)

58.  Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)

59.  Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)

60.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

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: 2,682 Jewish students, 100% 

 2.   Jewish Theological Seminary of America: 147 Jewish students, 100%

 3.   American Jewish University: 69 Jewish students, 100%

 4.   Brandeis University: 1,238 Jewish students, 34%

 5.   Barnard College: 850 Jewish students, 33%

 6.   Tulane University: 2,815 Jewish students, 33%

 7.   Long Island University , Brooklyn Campus: 1,200 Jewish students, 33%

 8.   University of Hartford: 1,500 Jewish students, 30%

 9.   Sarah Lawrence College: 400 Jewish students, 28%

10.  Goucher College: 400 Jewish students, 28%

11.  CUNY, Brooklyn College: 4,000 Jewish students, 27%

12.  Binghamton University: 3,700 Jewish students, 26%

13.  Queens College: 4,000 Jewish students, 24%

14.  Columbia University: 1,500 Jewish students, 24%

15.  George Washington University: 3,000 Jewish students, 24%

16.  Oberlin College; 650 Jewish students, 23%

17.  Washington University in St. Louis: 1,750 Jewish students, 23%

18.  Boston University: 4,000 Jewish students, 22%

19.  Muhlenberg College: 488 Jewish students, 21%

20.  Mitchell College: 120 Jewish students, 20%

21.  Cornell University: 3,000 Jewish students, 20%

22.  Tufts University: 1,100 Jewish students, 19%

23.  American University: 1,600 Jewish students, 19%

24.  Skidmore College: 500 Jewish students, 19%

25.  Haverford College: 250 Jewish students, 19%

26.  University of Maryland: 5,800 Jewish students, 19%

27.  Syracuse University:  2,800 Jewish students, 18%

28.  University of Florida: 6,500 Jewish students, 18%

29.  University of Miami: 2,000 Jewish students, 18%

30.  Rutgers University: 6,400 Jewish students, 18%

31.  University of Vermont: 2,000 Jewish students, 18%

32.  Clark University: 400 Jewish students, 17%

33.  University of Pennsylvania: 1,750 Jewish students, 17%

34.  Emory University: 1,200 Jewish students, 17%

35.  University of Michigan: 5,000 Jewish students, 16%

36.  Ithaca College: 1,000 Jewish students, 16%

37.  Vassar College: 400 Jewish students, 16%

38.  Kenyon College: 275 Jewish students, 16%

39.  Lehigh University: 750 Jewish students, 15%

40.  Bryn Mawr College: 200 Jewish students, 15%

41.  Northwestern University: 1,200 Jewish students, 15%

42.  Vanderbilt University: 1,000 Jewish students, 15%

43.  SUNY Rockland Community College: 1,000 Jewish students, 14  

44.  Brown University: 1,000 Jewish students, 14%

45.  University of Rochester: 900 Jewish students, 14%

46.  Union College: 300 Jewish students, 14%

47.  Yale University: 800 Jewish students, 13%

48.  Scripps College: 140 Jewish students, 13%

49.  New York University: 3,500 Jewish students, 13%

50.  Queensborough Community College: 2,000 Jewish students, 13%

51.  University of Wisconsin, Madison: 4,200 Jewish students, 13%

52.  Hofstra University: 850 Jewish students, 13%

53.  Franklin & Marshall College: 291 Jewish students, 13%

54.  University of Chicago: 820 Jewish students, 13%

55.  University of California, Santa Barbara: 2,850 Jewish students, 12%

56.  Elon University: 750 students, 12%

57.  Indiana University: 4,000 Jewish students, 12%

58.  Case Western Reserve University: 630 Jewish students, 12%

59.  University of Delaware: 2,250 Jewish students, 12%

60.  Western University: 275 Jewish students, 12%