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Top 60 Jewish Schools

2020 College Guide coverBelow are the lists of the 2020 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 (New Brunswick, NJ)

 3.   University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)

 4.   University of Maryland, College Park (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.  Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

15.  Florida International University (Miami, FL)

16.  York University (Toronto, ON) 

17.  Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

18.  Western University (London, ON)

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, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)  

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

28.  University of Delaware (Newark, DE) 

29.  University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)  

30.  Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)

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 of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA)

36.  Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)

37.  University of California, Davis (Davis, CA)

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

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

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

41.  University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)

42.  University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

43.  University at Albany (Albany, NY)

44.  University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)

45.  Queen's University (Kingston, ON)

46.  University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

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

48.  Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)

49.  Broward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

50.  University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

51.  CUNY, College of Staten Island (Staten Island, NY)d

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

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

54.  Stony Brook University  (Stony Brook, NY)

55.  James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

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

57.  University of Guelph (Guelph, ON)

58.  University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON)

59.  University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)

60.  Miami University (Oxford, OH)

Top 60 Private Universities by Jewish Population

 1.   Boston University (Boston, MA)

 2.   New York University (New York, NY)

 3.   Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)

 4.   George Washington University (Washington, DC)

 5.   Touro College (New York, NY)

 6.   Yeshiva University (New York, NY)

 7.   Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

 8.   Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

 9.   University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)

10.  University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

11.  Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

12.  University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

13.  American University (Washington, DC)

14.  Columbia University (New York, NY)

15.  Brown University (Providence, RI)

16.  Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

17.  Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)

18.  Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

19.  Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

20.  Northeastern University (Boston, MA)

21.  Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)

22.  Tufts University (Medford, MA)

23.  Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

24.  University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

25.  Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)

26.  Barnard College (New York, NY)

27.  Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)

28.  Yale University (New Haven, CT)

29.  Elon University (Elon, NC)

30.  University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

31.  Duke University (Durham, NC)

32.  Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)

33.  Claremont Colleges (Claremont, CA)

34.  Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

35.  Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)

36.  University of Hartford (West Hartford, CT)

37.  Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)

38.  The New School (New York, NY)

39.  Pace University (New York, NY)

40.  Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)

41.  Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

42.  Chapman University (Orange, CA)

43.  Clark University (Worcester, MA)

44.  Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)

45.  Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

46.  Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

47.  University of Denver (Denver, CO)

48.  Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

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

50.  Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

51.  Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY)

52.  Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)

53.  Bentley University (Waltham, MA)

54.  Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

55.  University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)

56.  Fordham University (New York, NY)

57.  Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

58.  DePaul University (Chicago, IL)

59.  Goucher College (Baltimore, MD) 

60.  Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)

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: 2,710 Jewish students, 100% 

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

 3.   American Jewish University: 67 Jewish students, 100%

 4.   Touro College: 2,909 Jewish students, 48%

 5.   Tulane University: 3,214 Jewish students, 37%

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

 7.   Barnard College: 850 Jewish students, 32%

 8.   Long Island University , Brooklyn Campus: 1,200 Jewish students, 30%

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

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

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

12.  Muhlenberg College: 550 Jewish students, 21%

13.  Goucher College: 350 Jewish students, 24%

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

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

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

17.  Oberlin College; 650 Jewish students, 23%

18.  Washington University in St. Louis: 1,750 Jewish students, 22%

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

20.  Clark University: 500 Jewish students, 21%

21.  University of Vermont: 2,200 Jewish students, 19%

22.  Ithaca College: 1,125 Jewish students, 19%

23.  University of Maryland, College Park: 5,800 Jewish students, 19%

24.  Brown University: 1,350 Jewish students, 19%

25.  Skidmore College: 500 Jewish students, 19%

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

27.  Mitchell College: 120 Jewish students, 19%

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

29.  Tufts University: 1,050 Jewish students, 18%

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

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

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

33.  Syracuse University: 2,600 Jewish students, 17%

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

35.  Cornell University: 2,500 Jewish students, 17%

36.  Vassar College: 400 Jewish students, 16%

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

38.  Kenyon College: 275 Jewish students, 16%

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

40.  Lehigh University: 750 Jewish students, 14%

41.  Northwestern University: 1,200 Jewish students, 14%

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

43.  Queensborough Community College: 2,000 Jewish students, 14%

44.  New York University: 3,750 Jewish students, 14%

45.  Union College: 300 Jewish students, 14%

46.  University of Hartford: 650 Jewish students, 14%

47.  SUNY College at New Paltz: 900 Jewish students, 13%

48.  Haverford College: 175 Jewish students, 13%

49.  University of Rochester: 900 Jewish students, 13%

50.  Yale University: 800 Jewish students, 13%

51.  Hofstra University: 850 Jewish students, 13%

52.  Franklin & Marshall College: 299 Jewish students, 13%

53.  Scripps College: 140 Jewish students, 13%

54.  Elon University: 800 students, 13%

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

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

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

58.  Western University: 3,000 Jewish students, 12%

59.  University of Chicago: 800 Jewish students, 12%

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