Explore Purdue Hillel

In addition to our regular program of social, cultural, educational and religious activities, we sponsor several clubs in which students can get involved. Purdue Hillel Student Board, FYSH (First Year Students at Hillel), GAPP (Graduates and Professionals at Purdue), ICAP (Israel Council at Purdue) and Jewish Greek life with Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity and Sigma Delta Tau Sorority. Hillel sponsors religious services and usually special meals and programs for most Jewish holidays. During Passover, Hillel provides 2 Seders and 15 kosher-for-Passover meals. Always check with the Hillel office for more details. Every Friday Hillel offers Shabbat services, (Reform or Conservative) at 6:00 p.m. with a Shabbat Dinner and Oneg to follow at 7 PM. Services are student-led so they may vary from week to week. Depending on interest, Hillel also offers Shabbat morning services several times a semester.

Undergraduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (1.3%*)
37,796 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

75 Jewish Students (0.6%*)
12,935 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 Unknown
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Hillel has the only Kosher facility on Campus.

Options: Meals available on shabbat/holidays only

Religious Services

Student Lead Shabbat services. Services are egalitarian and reflect the student leading them.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 60%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $9,208
  • Tuition Out-of-State $28,010
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 50% / 11%
  • Greek Life Yes

Trips & Experiences

Birthright Israel

Purdue University

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