Best Colleges for Jewish Life

The transition to college is both exciting and difficult, and for many students, finding a community on campus that shares their values, culture and faith is a scary process.  For this reason, many Jewish teens make finding a college with a strong Jewish community a top priority. So, we’ve put together a list of colleges known for having strong Jewish life on campus.  These schools have Hillel, cultural and religious student groups, and tight knit Jewish communities for celebrating the high holidays.  

American University

Barnard College

Boston University

Binghamton University

Brandeis University

Columbia University

Cornell University

Emory University

George Washington University

Goucher College

Harvard University

Hofstra University

Indiana University

Lehigh University

McGill University

Muhlenberg College

New York University

Northwestern University

Oberlin College

Rutgers University

Sarah Lawrence College

Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Syracuse University

Tufts University

Tulane University

University at Albany (SUNY)

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Colorado Boulder

University of Delaware

University of Florida

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Miami

University of Michigan

University of Pennsylvania

University of Rochester

University of Wisconsin – Madison

Yale University

Yeshiva University

Washington University in St. Louis

Wesleyan University


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