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Colgate University

#75, overall score 52.83/100

Fun Fact:

In 1936, the Colgate University swim team took a training trip to Florida and invented what we now recognize as “spring break.”

ACADEMICS Score: 25/30

  • Score: 25/30
  • Acceptance rate: 29%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
  • Jewish studies major: Minor
  • Israel studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $51,955
  • Room & board costs: $13,075
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $44,756

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Hamilton, N.Y.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 2,853
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 300
  • Jewish population share: 10%
  • Student origin: 27% in-state / 73% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Raiders
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Jabberwock, Vibe

ISRAEL Score: 12.67/20

  • Score: 12.67/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 12
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: Yes
  • Israel-related clubs: The Gate for Israel Alliance
  • BDS resolution: Never introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 11.83/40

  • Score: 11.83/40
  • Hillel: Colgate Jewish Union
  • Chabad: Chabad of Madison County
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 0
  • Eruv: None
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Gloria Borger
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