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Most Popular Schools for Jewish/Judaic Studies Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the history, culture, and religion of the Jewish people. Includes instruction in Jewish religious heritage, sacred texts, and law; Jewish philosophy and intellectual history; Jewish life and culture, both in Israel and the Jewish Diaspora; historical Jewish minority cultures such as the Yiddish, Sephardic, and other; anti-Semitism, gentile relations and Shoa; Zionism; and modern developments within Judaism.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Jewish Theological Seminary of America 55 56% $34,410
2 Hebrew Theological College 35 97% $35,430
3 Michigan Jewish Institute 20 100% $12,390
4 Spertus College 14 27% N/A
5 Gratz College 13 6% N/A
6 University of Maryland-College Park 12 0% $23,734
7 Reconstructionist Rabbinical College 10 100% N/A
8 Towson University 9 0% $23,166
9 Hebrew College 9 17% N/A
10 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 8 0% $32,126
11 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 7 0% $29,468
12 Tulane University of Louisiana 7 0% $61,178
13 University of California-Los Angeles 7 0% $32,416
14 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 6 0% $26,240
15 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion 6 4% N/A
16 CUNY Queens College 6 0% $26,179
17 University of Florida 6 0% $19,103
18 Indiana University-Bloomington 5 0% $23,820
19 CUNY Brooklyn College 5 0% $24,906
20 University of Arizona 4 0% $25,179
21 SUNY at Binghamton 4 0% $22,832
22 Seton Hall University 3 0% $50,318
23 American Jewish University 3 5% $46,869
24 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 3 0% $26,282
25 The University of Texas at Austin 3 0% $26,156
26 Florida Atlantic University 3 0% $21,583
27 Smith College 3 0% $60,167
28 George Washington University 2 0% $61,446
29 University of California-Santa Cruz 2 0% $33,153
30 University of Connecticut 2 0% $27,244
31 California State University-Northridge 2 0% $21,669
32 San Francisco State University 2 0% $23,828
33 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 2 0% $33,592
34 West Chester University of Pennsylvania 2 0% $25,690
35 Temple University 2 0% $29,632
36 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2 0% $22,142
37 Ohio University-Main Campus 2 0% $24,396
38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 2 0% $23,931
39 College of Charleston 2 0% $26,656
40 Oberlin College 1 0% $62,132
41 San Diego State University 1 0% $25,068
42 University of Hartford 1 0% $48,170
43 University of Pennsylvania 1 0% $61,800
44 Arizona State University-Tempe 1 0% $23,837
45 Brown University 1 0% $60,460
46 Hofstra University 1 0% $54,289
47 University of Oregon 1 0% $24,352
48 Vassar College 1 0% $61,320
49 CUNY Hunter College 1 0% $20,181

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Jewish/Judaic Studies program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.