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Number and percentage of Jewish students at Moscow institutes of higher learning, 1970 - 1980. Many Jews experienced the invisible barrier of discrimination in the form of an unofficial numerus clausus.

University
year
Total no.
of students
Jewish
students
Jewish
students in %
1970-71 617,141 19,508 3.16
1974-75 627,285 14,985 2.39
1976-77 641,311 12,049 1.88
1978-79 632,037 11,531 1.82
1980-81 631,088 9,911 1.57