Explore Hillel of Greater MetroWest NJ

Hillel of Greater MetroWest NJ serves 6 campuses in central NJ, including Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Seton Hall University, Rutgers Newark, Kean University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University (Florham). Hillel GMW's mission is to create a strong and welcoming Jewish community on campus, to facilitate meaningful experiences for students, to foster Jewish education and awareness, and to help develop and grow students' Jewish identities, their connection to Israel, and their relationship with the world.

This Hillel serves: Rutgers University, Newark; New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark; Montclair State University; Kean University; Fairleigh Dickinson University - Madison Campus; Seton Hall University

Undergraduate Enrollment

350 Jewish Students (2.2%*)
15,993 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

50 Jewish Students (1.1%*)
4,651 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator No
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered No
  • Study Abroad in Israel Unknown
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Religious Services

Services are offered bi-monthly on Montclair State University's campus. The type of service changes each time, but often closely resembles either a conservative or reform service.

Frequency: Bi-monthly

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 76%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $12,082
  • Tuition Out-of-State $20,042
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 7% / 1%
  • Greek Life Yes

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Contact Information

901 NJ-10
Whippany NJ 07981 US