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The Jewish Student in America - Chapter Three: A Census of Jewish Students
By Lee Levinger
The author summarizes and details the distribution of Jewish college students in 1934-35. Jewish students favor:
- universities and professional schools
- the larger institutions
- the public and privately endowed colleges.
They do not attend in large numbers
- teachers colleges and junior colleges,
- institutions of fewer than 1000 registered students, and
- Church-supported and Church-controlled colleges.
There are 113 institutions with at least 100 Jews; these institutions contain 36.5% of college students in the United States but 89.9% of all Jewish students. An additional 149 institutions have 25-100 Jews, and 580 have less than 25. There are 477 colleges with no Jewish students, representing nearly one-third of all American colleges.
Name of Publication: The Jewish Student in America
Page Number(s): 11-40
Genre: Book Chapter
Coverage: United States
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Levinger, Lee. The Jewish Student in America - Chapter Three: A Census of Jewish Students. The Jewish Student in America. B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations Commission,Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. April 1937: 11-40. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4961
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