The Environmental Science Center at Yale University

Yale University

#12, overall score 74.33/100

Fun Fact:

Yale students are sorted into 14 residential colleges, which have their own dining halls, traditions and intramural sports teams.

ACADEMICS Score: 30/30

  • Score: 30/30
  • Acceptance rate: 7%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 6:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $49,480
  • Room & board costs: $49,480
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $41,876

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: New Haven, Conn.
  • Region: New England
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 5,532
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 1,500
  • Jewish population share: 27%
  • Student origin: 7% in-state/93% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Elis
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Süperfly, Ramona

ISRAEL Score: 15.67/20

  • Score: 15.67/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 27
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: Yes
  • Israel-related clubs: Yale Friends of Israel, J Street U, TAMID
  • BDS resolution: Never introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 25.33/40

  • Score: 25.33/40
  • Hillel: Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
  • Chabad: Chabad at Yale
  • OU-JLIC: Yes
  • Meor: Yes
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Hillel Friday night services: 3
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Hillel: 150
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 11 (5 Orthodox, 4 Conservative, 2 Reform)
  • Eruv: Yes
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Theo Epstein
  • Kosher food details: We have a kosher dining hall in our Hillel with three kosher meals a day, and it is on the student meal plan.

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