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#T-191, overall score 32.67/100

Fun Fact:

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is based in facilities formerly belonging to the Athens Lunatic Asylum.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Athens, Ohio
  • Region: Midwest
  • Campus type: College town
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 23,788
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 500
  • Jewish population share: 2%
  • Student origin: 85% in-state / 15% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Post Athens
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Bobcats
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Ohio Ultimate / Stacked

COST & AID Score: 6.17/15

  • Score: 6.17/15
  • In-state tuition: $11,896
  • Out-of-state tuition: $21,360
  • Room & board costs: $12,612
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $6,323
  • Average loan debt: $27,993

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

  • Score: 3.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 74%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 17:1
  • Median SAT range: 1080-1260
  • Jewish Studies program: Yes
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 11.33/20

  • Score: 11.33/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 23
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: Bobcats for Israel At Ohio U
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 6.33/11

  • Score: 6.33/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 1
  • Campus crime rate: 2.64/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 19.40/1,000 people (low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 5.5/34

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