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Georgia Institute of Technology

#110, overall score 47.34/100

Fun Fact:

George P. Burdell is one of Georgia Tech’s most illustrious alumni despite not actually existing. Created to prank the registrar’s office in 1927, Tech alumni have since tricked unsuspecting groups into awarding him Bachelors and Masters degrees, credit for Air Force bombing runs and credentials to the Democratic National Convention.

ACADEMICS Score: 15/30

  • Score: 15/30
  • Acceptance rate: 26%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 19:1
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • In-state tuition: $12,212
  • Out-of-state tuition: $32,404
  • Room & board costs: $13,640
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $12,228
  • Scholarship for Jewish students: Crowder Family Fund Scholarship

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Atlanta
  • Region: South
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 15,142
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 395
  • Jewish population share: 3%
  • Student origin: 66% in-state / 34% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Yellow Jackets
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Tribe, Wreck

ISRAEL Score: 11/20

JEWISH LIFE Score: 14.67/40

  • Score: 14.67/40
  • Hillel: Georgia Tech Hillel
  • Chabad: Rohr Chabad House at Georgia Tech and Georgia State
  • OU-JLIC: None
  • Meor: None
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi, ZBT
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan?: No
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Chabad: 90
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 10 (6 Orthodox, 2 Conservative, 2 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Michael Arad
  • Where do Jewish students come from?: All over the country
  • Kosher food details: Unfortunately, there is still nothing available on campus itself. Kosher stores are about a 20 minute drive away in a neighborhood called Toco Hills.
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