36 Great Schools For Going Jewish Greek

There was a time when Jews were shut out from fraternities and sororities, those hallowed institutions that today can claim up to 9 million current college students as members. But just as Greek life has evolved, from “Animal House” emulators to charitable foundations, so, too, have the ways in which Jews are involved — especially in organizations that are officially or historically Jewish.

With such a wide array of options available to those interested in pledging a Jewish brotherhood or sisterhood, how can a bright-eyed freshman make an informed decision? Fear no longer. Below, find out which schools are the best for all those who want to ignore the Maccabees and get down with the Greeks.

American University

Arizona State University

Binghamton University

Boston University

Brandeis University

Brooklyn College

Cornell University

Emory University

Hofstra University

Indiana University Bloomington

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michigan State University

Northeastern University

Pennsylvania State University

Rutgers University

Syracuse University

Temple University

The Ohio State University

Towson University

Tulane University

University of Alabama

University of Arizona

University of California, Davis

University of California, Los Angeles

University of Connecticut

University of Florida

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Miami

University of Michigan

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

University of Texas at Austin

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin–Madison

This article is part of the Forward’s first-ever College Guide — to read more fascinating stories and see the definitive rankings, click here.


Laura E. Adkins

Laura E. Adkins

Laura E. Adkins is the Forward’s Deputy Opinion Editor and runs Scribe, the Forward’s Contributor Network. She holds a B.A. in Economics from NYU and grew up in Southwest Missouri. Contact Laura at adkins@forward.com, like her page on Facebook, or follow her on Twitter.

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