Explore Queens College Hillel

QC Hillel is home to 4,000 Jewish students - the 8th largest Jewish campus populations in the nation. Our community is made up of Jewish students whose families come from all over the world: Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Uzbekistan, Russia, Georgia and Israel, to name a few. We work with many Jewish clubs and organizations on campus like Hillel Club, OU-JLIC, the Israel Student Association, Bukharian Cultural Club, Persian Club, Mishelanu, and our award winning a cappella group, Tizmoret. We also host weekly cohort-based experiences like the Jewish Learning Fellowship and Mizrahi LEAD (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Development). We celebrate many Jewish holidays and Shabbat on campus, and empower students to build vibrant communities that help them explore what being Jewish means to them.

Undergraduate Enrollment

4,000 Jewish Students (26.9%*)
14,859 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

331 Jewish Students (11.5%*)
2,889 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 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 Yes

Kosher Dining

QC offers a Dairy Food Truck located outside the Student Union on Mondays - Thursdays, and fresh Kosher sushi can be purchased in the Student Union on Mondays-Thursdays. There are also kosher grab and go sandwiches, salads and snacks available in the Student Union, Cafeteria, Science Building and the Library. Additionally, there are many kosher restaurants located around the college, all within a 10-15 walk. QC Hillel offers catered kosher meals on select Shabbatons and holidays.

Options: Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

Weekday: Student-led Mincha. Shabbat: Two Kabbalat Shabbat service options on weekends when QC Hillel offers Shabbat dinners/Shabbatonim. One Shabbat Shacharit service option on weekends when QC Hillel offers Shabbat dinners/Shabbatonim.

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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 49%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $6,930
  • Tuition Out-of-State $13,058
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 3% / 5%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for Queens College Jewish undergraduate students.

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Center for Jewish Studies Award

The award is granted to a student/s who has promoted the health and wellbeing of the Academic Program on campus, generally a work-study student and/or the Editors of the annual Journal.

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Jan Sinnreich Award for Writing Excellence

The award is presented to the student who has written the best undergraduate paper in a Jewish Studies course at Queens College during the academic year.

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Shulamit Lisa Gabor Scholarship

The scholarship will be given each semester to a sophomore or junior undergraduate, who is majoring in Jewish Studies with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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65-30 Kissena Blvd, SU 206
Flushing NY 11367 US
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