Explore Hillel of Greater MetroWest NJ

Hillel of Greater MetroWest NJ serves 6 campuses in central NJ, including Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Seton Hall University, Rutgers Newark, Kean University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University (Florham). Hillel GMW's mission is to create a strong and welcoming Jewish community on campus, to facilitate meaningful experiences for students, to foster Jewish education and awareness, and to help develop and grow students' Jewish identities, their connection to Israel, and their relationship with the world.

Undergraduate Enrollment

25 Jewish Students (0.3%*)
9,319 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

150 Jewish Students (3.5%*)
4,286 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available No
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus No
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered No
  • Study Abroad in Israel Unknown
  • Israel Fellow No

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 72%
  • U.S. Region N/A
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $14,826
  • Tuition Out-of-State $31,608
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 1% / 9%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for Rutgers University, Newark Jewish undergraduate students.

Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers Jewish Studies Awards

To be eligible for an award, students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a declared major or minor in Jewish Studies. Graduate students at Rutgers enrolled in MA or PhD programs who are doing research on a topic in Jewish Studies are also eligible for consideration.

Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers Jewish Awards for Outside Research or Study

This awards enables students to pursue research related to Jewish Studies at institutions other than Rutgers, in the U.S. or abroad. Applicants must be a sophomore, junior, or senior with a major or minor in Jewish Studies at Rutgers. Students at Rutgers in MA or PhD programs doing Jewish Studies research are also eligible.

Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers Study in Israel Awards

The Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life distributes financial awards to full-time Rutgers undergraduate and graduate students for study in Israel at an accredited Israeli university.

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Contact Information

901 NJ-10
Whippany NJ 07981 US