Explore Muhlenberg College Hillel

Muhlenberg College Hillel’s mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. To achieve our mission and vision, our work focuses on core facets of Jewish life including Jewish learning, holiday and Shabbat celebration, arts and culture and building a meaningful, ongoing relationship with Israel. Hillel supports students’ spiritual growth and wellness, promotes leadership development and empowers students to make an impact on the broader community. Hillel builds relationships that promote understanding among diverse groups, advocates for Jewish students, and strives to ensure a safe and supportive atmosphere on campus.

Undergraduate Enrollment

450 Jewish Students (21.9%*)
2,052 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
21 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • 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 Minor, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel 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

Muhlenberg has a fully-integrated kosher dining services (meat and dairy stations) that are open every lunch and dinner and operate as just another station in the dining hall open to all students without any prior arrangements. (Our dairy station is Star-D - and does not require Halav Yisrael dairy products.)

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost

Religious Services

Shabbat is a high-point of the week at Muhlenberg Hillel. We hold a variety of student-initiated and student-led Shabbat services Friday night that pack the house with soulful singing. Following services, student enjoy a delicious catered meal. Students may also choose to attend services at local synagogues on Shabbat morning, some of which are within walking distance from campus.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 66%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $57,270
  • Tuition Out-of-State $57,270
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 73% / 1%
  • Greek Life Yes

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2400 Chew St
Allentown PA 18104-5564 US
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