Explore Columbia/Barnard Hillel

Columbia/Barnard Hillel works with the vibrant and diverse Jewish communities at Columbia University, Barnard College, and List College. We offer multiple opportunities for involvement and leadership, including trips to Israel, student internships, Jewish education programs, Holiday offerings, and more.

This Hillel serves: Columbia University; Barnard College

Undergraduate Enrollment

1,500 Jewish Students (22.5%*)
6,668 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

3,500 Jewish Students (15.5%*)
22,613 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator Yes
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major, Other
  • Study Abroad in Israel Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Barnard College offers a full kosher meal plan, which is open to students at all of the undergraduate colleges at Columbia University.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost;Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

Hillel hosts numerous religious services throughout the week, both daily and Shabbat.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 5%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $65,340
  • Tuition Out-of-State $65,340
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 81% / 16%
  • Greek Life Yes

Trips & Experiences

Birthright Israel

Columbia/Barnard

Please note that there is another trip through Columbia/Barnard Hillel from Dec 22, 2024–Jan 1, 2025. To register for that […]

Birthright Israel

Columbia/Barnard

Please note that there is another trip through Columbia/Barnard Hillel from Jan 8–19, 2025. To register for that trip, use this […]

Events

Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend is Friday, August 30th through Monday, September 2nd. It is a chance to make new friends, find community, and start learning about all things CB Hillel. You can come to any and all […]

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for Columbia University Jewish undergraduate students.

Columbia University

Bloom Fellowship

The Bloom Fellowship was established in 1998 with the generous gift of Bernard and Muriel Bloom to provide financial assistance to a graduate student in Jewish history. The recipient is chosen from the applicants to the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowship program.

Columbia University

Hoffman Fellowship

This fellowship provides financial aid to a deserving graduate student pursuing a degree in the study of Jewish history, Hebrew language and literature, Yiddish studies, or Judaism. The recipient is chosen from the applicants to the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowship program.

Columbia University

Fromer Fellowship

The Fromer Fellowship was established in 1994 with a gift from Dr. Carl Fromer in memory of his mother Irene C. Fromer, and is to be given to a deserving graduate student in Jewish studies researching ancient Jewish history. The recipient is chosen from the applicants to the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowship program.

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Contact Information

606 W. 115th St.
New York NY 10025 US
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212-854-5111
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