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Undergraduate Enrollment

4,000 Jewish Students (9.9%*)
40,286 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

1,000 Jewish Students (14.4%*)
6,960 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation Yes
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow Yes

Kosher Dining

Penn State offers kosher dining at Pure, in the East Food Distract at Findlay Commons. Students can eat at Pure, and any of the other Penn State dining facilities using their campus meal plan, commuter meal plans, or LionCash+. Penn State also offers a kosher-for-Passover meal program, and Hillel provides kosher holiday meals and weekly Shabbat dinners throughout the academic year.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost;Kosher food available nearby

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 76%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $18,368
  • Tuition Out-of-State $35,946
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 40% / 10%
  • Greek Life Yes

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