Explore Drake University Hillel

Drake University Hillel is open to all Jews regardless of beliefs. The Hillel Community is a pluralistic environment that welcomes all people and celebrates the rich Jewish culture along with exploring diversity. Hillel has gatherings every week, including social activities and the celebration of Jewish holidays. Hillel also gives students the opportunity to learn about the Jewish faith and culture.

Undergraduate Enrollment

100 Jewish Students (3.4%*)
2,954 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
1,930 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Unknown
  • 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 None
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 68%
  • U.S. Region Plains
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $42,480
  • Tuition Out-of-State $42,480
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 61% / 4%
  • Greek Life Yes

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2507 University Ave Olmstead Student Center
Des Moines IA 50311 US
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(515) 271-2291