Jewish students attend a Chabad event at the University of Oregon.

University of Oregon

#140, overall score 38/100

Fun Fact:

Oregon is the only university to have a Disney character as an official mascot.

ACADEMICS

  • Acceptance rate: 78%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 18:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • In-state tuition: $10,762
  • Out-of-state tuition: $33,442
  • Room & board costs: $12,210
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $8,508

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Eugene, Ore.
  • Region: West
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 20,538
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 1,600
  • Jewish population share: 8%
  • Student origin: 58% in-state / 42% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Ducks
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Ego, Fugue

ISRAEL Score: 17.33/20

JEWISH LIFE Score: 14/40

  • Score: 14/40
  • Hillel: Oregon Hillel
  • Chabad: Chabad of Eugene
  • OU-JLIC: None
  • Meor: None
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 1
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan? No
  • Hillel Friday night services: 1
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Hillel: 50
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Chabad: 35
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 2 (1 Orthodox, 1 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Where do Jewish students come from? The student population is primarily from the West Coast, with the largest groups from southern/northern California, the greater Seattle area and the greater Portland area.
  • Kosher food details: Oregon Hillel has separate kosher kitchens (not supervised by a rabbi) and all events hosted at Hillel are kept kosher. You can get some basic kosher stuff in Eugene, including items like meat and chicken at the local Trader Joe’s, Albertsons and Safeway.
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