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#169, overall score 37.33/100

Fun Fact:

Among the club sports offered at UT are paintball, fishing and bodybuilding.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Tampa, Fla.
  • Region: South
  • Campus type: Big city
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 7,382
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 400
  • Jewish population share: 5%
  • Student newspaper: The Minaret
  • NCAA Division: II
  • NCAA team: Spartans

COST & AID Score: 4.17/15

  • Score: 4.17/15
  • Tuition: $28,426
  • Room & board costs: $10,502
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $14,148
  • Average loan debt: $32,115

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

  • Score: 3.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 53%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 17:1
  • Median SAT range: 1070-1230
  • Jewish Studies program: No
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 10.67/20

  • Score: 10.67/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 45
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 10.33/11

  • Score: 10.33/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 2.92/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 25.82/1,000 people (medium low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 8.83/34

  • Score: 8.83/34
  • Hillel: Hillels of the Florida Suncoast
  • Chabad: Chabad CHAI - South Tampa
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi, ZBT
  • Jewish sororities: SDT
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan? No
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 5 (2 Orthodox, 1 Conservative, 2 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Where do Jewish students come from? Mostly from the Northeast, but some are from South Florida.

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