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University of Massachusetts, Amherst

256 Sunset Ave
Amherst , MA 01003-9232 USA
(413) 549-1710
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  • 17500 Undergrads

  • 5000 Graduates

  • 2500* (14%)Jewish Undergrads(Percent of Population)

  • 500* (10%)Jewish Graduates(Percent of Population)


Campus Information

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Tuition (in-state)
Tuition (out-of-state)
Female/Male %/%
Acceptance Rate%
Out-of-State/Int'l %/%
Greek School
(participation rates)

Jewish Life

Birthright Participation Taglit-Birthright Israel offers a free trip to Israel for students who have never been to Israel on a peer-based trip.
(average # of students)

Alt Break Participation Alternative Breaks are organized, short-term service projects, often involving travel. Student participants are challenged to understand difficult social issues and to explore questions of Judaism and social responsibility while giving of themselves and their time.
# Jewish Studies Courses
Jewish Studies Major or Minor
Study Abroad in Israel
Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus
Engagement Internship
Israel Fellow

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Religious Services


  • AEPi
  • National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness (NSCAHH)
  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • ZBT
  • Hamagshimim
  • AEPhi
  • College Democrats of America (CDA)
  • College Republican National Committee (CRNC)
  • Chabad-Lubavitch
  • SDT
  • Hagshama
  • Visual Arts
  • Reform Students
  • Orthodox students
  • Multiculturalism
  • Kosher issues/meal plan
  • Journalism & media
  • Jewish learning/education
  • Jewish Holidays
  • Israeli/folk dance
  • Israel
  • Greeks
  • Graduate Students
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
  • Environment
  • Drama
  • Conservative movement
  • Community service/social action
  • Career/Internships
  • Business school students
  • Birthright Israel Alumni
  • Athletic/sports
  • A Cappella

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