Explore Hillel at The George Washington University

At GW Hillel, our mission is to provide the Jewish students of GW the tools they need to lead meaningful, vibrant Jewish lives. GW Hillel proudly serves more than 3,000 Jewish undergraduates and is one of the most active and rapidly growing Jewish campus communities in North America. We offer a wide array of opportunities for Jewish students of all backgrounds and interests to support their Jewish growth, placing innovation, creativity, and meaning at the forefront of our work. We are grateful that in July of 2021, we moved into our new home in the heart of downtown Washington, creating a hub for Jewish life at GW that is vibrant, warm, and welcoming.

Undergraduate Enrollment

3,000 Jewish Students (27.5%*)
10,929 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

1,500 Jewish Students (10.0%*)
14,955 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel University approved programs
  • Israel Fellow Yes

Religious Services

GW Hillel offers two services each Friday night, a Reform and Conservative option. We also occasionally add in alternative space services to welcome Shabbat including reflection and meditation.

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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 41%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $62,110
  • Tuition Out-of-State $62,110
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 98% / 9%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

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

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Gruss Scholarship for Study at Israeli Universities

The Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Scholarship For Study At Israeli Universities has been established at The George Washington University to support and encourage recent graduates planning graduate study at an Israeli university.

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2300 H Street NW
Washington DC 20037 US
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202-994-5090
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