Jewish students at UC Irvine

University of California, Irvine

#150, overall score 34.67/100

Fun Fact:

A functioning nuclear reactor operates underneath Rowland Hall. The lab has been used to analyze everything from mercury levels in ancient tuna to the bullet used in the Kennedy assassination.

ACADEMICS Score: 10/30

  • Score: 10/30
  • Acceptance rate: 41%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 19:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • In-state tuition: $14,750
  • Out-of-state tuition: $39,458
  • Room & board costs: $12,947
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $19,676
  • Scholarship for Jewish students: Malcolm R. Stacey Memorial Scholarship

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Irvine, Calif.
  • Region: West
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 25,256
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 550
  • Jewish population share: 3%
  • Student origin: 97% in-state/3% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Anteaters
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Nightlife, Grass Ninjas

ISRAEL Score: 5.33/20

JEWISH LIFE Score: 12.67/40

  • Score: 12.67/40
  • Hillel: Hillel at UC Irvine
  • Chabad: Rohr Chabad at UCI
  • OU-JLIC: None
  • Meor: None
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi
  • Jewish sororities: AEPhi
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 1
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Chabad: 50
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 10 (2 Orthodox, 3 Conservative, 5 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Jon Lovitz
  • Where do Jewish students come from? 95% of undergrads are from California. A high percentage are from Los Angeles.
  • Kosher food details: There is a kosher deli and market a 15-minute drive from campus. All of the local supermarkets carry a large selection of kosher products, including meat and poultry. On-campus stores carry prepacked meals/sandwiches.
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