Explore Metro Chicago Hillel

Metro Chicago Hillel is the center for Jewish life for college students at many Chicago-based schools. Our campus and cross-campus programming, including Silverstein Base in Lincoln Park, Base Logan Square, and Base Loop, contributes to the strength of our Jewish community and creates a welcoming environment for every student to embrace Jewish traditions while exploring their own Jewish identity. We inspire Jewish students to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life by serving the cultural, religious and social needs of our diverse community.

This Hillel serves: Columbia College Chicago; DePaul University; University of Illinois, Chicago; Loyola University, Chicago; Loyola University Law School; Loyola University, Professional Schools; Aurora University; Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy; John Marshall Law School; North Park University; Harper College; Chicago School of Professional Psychology; College of Lake County; Chicago Kent School of Law; DePaul University Law School; Oakton Community College; Roosevelt University; School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Northeastern Illinois University; Illinois Institute of Technology; Lake Forest College; Illinois Wesleyan University

Undergraduate Enrollment

350 Jewish Students (3.0%*)
11,739 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

75 Jewish Students (1.3%*)
5,679 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator Yes
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Other
  • 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

Religious Services

We host kosher Shabbat dinners on at least one of Metro Chicago Hillel's campuses every Friday night. Check out our website, MetroChicagoHillel.org to find out where we'll be this week and what's coming up!

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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 67%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $48,100
  • Tuition Out-of-State $48,100
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 51% / 3%
  • Greek Life Yes

The Hillel College Guide aims to provide you with a snapshot of each local Hillel’s makeup and offerings. We recognize that there may be more information you need in order to better understand the campus reality, particularly around issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. If you would like additional information about a given campus’ offerings or action steps in those areas, please reach out to us at [email protected].

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858 W. Wrightwood Ave. #1
Chicago IL 60614 US
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