Explore Hillel at Baruch

Hillel at Baruch, the center of Jewish life at CUNY Baruch College, serves almost 2,000 Jewish students on a large commuter urban campus located in Manhattan. At Baruch, Hillel offers free daily kosher lunch and dinner, Jewish learning and Israel education programs, a space in the center of campus to take a break in between classes, business and networking events, leadership opportunities, coffee dates with Hillel staff and interns, career counseling, and so much more! Hillel is a great way to make friends and find a community on a large campus. Plus, being a part of Hillel at Baruch also connects Jewish students to our other schools in Manhattan, coming together for off-campus events around NYC, shabbatons, conferences, and more.

Our mission is to enrich the lives of the Jewish undergraduate and graduate students at Baruch College so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel provides quality programming, student engagement, leadership opportunities and professional support to the Baruch College community in order to: promote the values of pluralism, tikkun olam, Israel, and the Jewish world so that students can develop significant relationships and meaningful Jewish experiences.

This Hillel serves: CUNY, Baruch College; The New School; Fordham University; SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology; School of Visual Arts; Pace University; John Jay College of Criminal Justice; The City College of New York

Undergraduate Enrollment

1,500 Jewish Students (9.7%*)
15,483 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

400 Jewish Students (9.7%*)
4,110 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

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

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Hillel serves Kosher lunch every day.

Options: Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

There is a daily traditional mincha (afternoon) service Monday-Thursday in the Hillel Suite.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 43%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $6,930
  • Tuition Out-of-State $18,600
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 4% / 8%
  • Greek Life No

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55 Lexington Avenue, B2-210
New York NY 10010 US
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