Jewish Students at Colleges & Universities

Hillel’s Guide to Jewish Life on Campus (available at Hillel.org) provides information for colleges and universities around the world. The College Finder: Choose the School That’s Right for You!  by Steven Antonoff, provides hundred of interesting college lists, including a list of private, and a list of public, colleges with the highest percentages of Jewish Students. Reform Judaism Magazine published a Top 60 List of Jewish Students on Campus, using estimated population statistics provided by Hillel.

These colleges and universities have large percentages of Jewish students:

Jewish Student Percentage Above 90%

  • Yeshiva University (NYC)

Jewish Student Percentage Above 60%

  • Brandeis University (Waltham, Massachusetts)

Jewish Student Percentage Above 40%

  • Barnard College (New York)

Jewish Student Percentage Above 30%

  • Emory University (Georgia)
  • Pratt Institute (New York)
  • University of Hartford (Connecticut)
  • George Washington University (D.C.)
  • Tufts University (Massachusetts)
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard University

Jewish Student Percentage Above 25%

  • Oberlin College (Ohio)
  • Washington University (Missouri)
  • Tulane (Louisiana)
  • Brown University (Rhode Island)
  • Columbia University (New York)
  • CUNY (Brooklyn & Queens, New York)
  • SUNY (Binghamton & Albany, New York)

Jewish Student Percentage Above 20%

  • Northwestern (Illinois)
  • Yale (Connecticut)
  • Long Island University (New York)
  • Cornell University (New York)
  • New York University (New York)
  • Syracuse University (New York)
  • University of Denver (Colorado)
  • University of Rochester (New York)
  • University of California at Santa Cruz

Jewish Student Percentage Above 15%

  • University of Maryland (College Park)
  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
  • Rutgers (New Jersey)
  • McGill (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
  • University of Florida

The College Finder: Choose the School That’s Right for You!  by Steven Antonoff, provides hundreds of interesting college lists, on virtually every subject imaginable.   In addition to providing including a list of private, and a list of public, colleges with the highest percentages of Jewish Students, The College Finder also provide lists of colleges with Kosher Kitchens and Colleges with Active Jewish Communities.

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