Explore Cleveland Hillel

The Cleveland Hillel Foundation, established in 1947, currently provides resources to a vibrant Jewish community of more than 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students attending eleven colleges and universities in the Cleveland area.

Cleveland Hillel is also a year round program center that serves Jewish students in Cleveland for the summer through our Summer Internship and Leadership Program and summer events.

We offer hundreds of programs and engagement opportunities at Case Western Reserve University, Oberlin College, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and Baldwin Wallace University. We also reach out to students at Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College, Notre Dame College, and Ursuline College.

This Hillel serves: Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland State University; Lorain County Community College; Notre Dame College of Ohio; Lakeland Community College; John Carroll University; Cuyahoga Community College; Cleveland Institute of Art; Cleveland Institute of Music; Baldwin Wallace University; Oberlin College; Ursuline College

Undergraduate Enrollment

650 Jewish Students (22.1%*)
2,942 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
13 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, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel Unknown
  • Israel Fellow Yes
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff Yes

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Kosher food options via Oberlin Hillel.

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 36%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $61,106
  • Tuition Out-of-State $61,106
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 93% / 11%
  • Greek Life No

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11303 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44106 US
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