University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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#195, overall score 32.08/100

Fun Fact:

Memorial Stadium has a capacity of 92,000, which would make it the third-largest city in Nebraska.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Lincoln, Neb.
  • Region: Midwest
  • Campus type: College town
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 20,833
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 50
  • Jewish population share: 0.1%
  • Student origin: 77% in-state / 23% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Daily Nebraskan
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Cornhuskers
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Cornfed Ultimate / Cuddle Raptors

COST & AID Score: 5/15

  • Score: 5/15
  • In-state tuition: $8,690
  • Out-of-state tuition: $23,256
  • Room & board costs: $11,234
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $11,234
  • Average loan debt: $22,918
  • Starting median salary: $48,700

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

  • Score: 3.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 64%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 21:1
  • Median SAT range: 1100-1380
  • Jewish Studies program: Harris Center for Judaic Studies
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 10/20

  • Score: 10/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 2
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 9.33/11

  • Score: 9.33/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 1.93/1,000 students (low)
  • City crime rate: 34.63/1,000 people (medium high)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 4.42/34

  • Score: 4.42/34
  • Hillel: Hillel at UNL
  • Chabad: No
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: ΣAM
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 2 (1 Conservative, 1 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alum: Ted Sorensen

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