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#189, overall score 33.67/100

Fun Fact:

Alabama has the largest fraternity and sorority community in the country in terms of overall membership.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Region: South
  • Campus type: College town
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 32,563
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 600
  • Jewish population share: 2%
  • Student newspaper: The Crimson White
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Crimson Tide
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Yellow Hammer / Ramma Jamma

COST & AID Score: 5/15

  • Score: 5/15
  • In-state tuition: $10,780
  • Out-of-state tuition: $28,100
  • Room & board costs: $9,974
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $16,492
  • Average loan debt: $34,305
  • Starting median salary: $49,000
  • Scholarship for Jewish students: Matthew Cranman Scholarship Award

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

  • Score: 3.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 53%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 23:1
  • Median SAT range: 1050-1280
  • Jewish Studies program: Yes
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 10.33/20

  • Score: 10.33/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 22
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 7.67/11

  • Score: 7.67/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 2.12/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 42.15/1,000 people (medium low)
  • LGBT center: No

JEWISH LIFE Score: 7.33/34

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