Explore Hillel at Drexel University

Drexel Hillel is a home away from home, a place to meet new friends, and reconnect with old ones. A vibrant community, filled with people from all around the world, from a variety of different backgrounds, and with an assortment of different perspectives on Judaism and on life in general. It is a place that allows students to continue traditions that they grew up with, and it's a place that allows students to try on new experiences for the first time. Drexel Hillel compliments the entrepreneurial spirit of our University, giving students the opportunity to dream big and participate in building Jewish life on campus and the Jewish future beyond.

Undergraduate Enrollment

900 Jewish Students (6.5%*)
13,804 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

400 Jewish Students (4.8%*)
8,363 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
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, 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

Kosher food is available on the University meal plan at the Perelman Center Cafe (under supervision of Community Kashrut of Philadelphia). Currently the cafe features light fare only (sandwiches, soups, heat and serve items). In addition to the cafe, Hillel offers free Shabbat and holiday meals.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost;Meals available on shabbat/holidays only;Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

Drexel Hillel hosts a variety of different minyanim (Orthodox, Reform, Conservative) - some meet weekly, others monthly, some on Friday evening and Saturday morning and/or afternoon, others just Friday evening.

Frequency: Friday and Saturday

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 75%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $58,293
  • Tuition Out-of-State $58,293
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 52% / 9%
  • Greek Life Yes

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