Explore CUNY, Hillel at the City College of New York

Hillel at City College, the center for Jewish life at CCNY, serves a tight-knit Jewish community on a large commuter urban campus located in West Harlem, Manhattan. At CCNY, Hillel offers free kosher lunch twice a week, Jewish learning and Israel education programs, a space in the center of campus to take a break in between classes, leadership opportunities, an on-campus daily minyan, coffee dates with Hillel staff and interns, and so much more! Hillel is a great way to make friends and find a community on a large campus. Plus, being a part of Hillel at City College also connects Jewish students to our other schools in Manhattan, coming together for off-campus events around NYC, shabbatons and conferences, and more. Our mission is to enrich the lives of the Jewish undergraduate and graduate students at The City College of New York so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel provides quality programming, student engagement, leadership opportunities and professional support to the City College community in order to: promote the values of pluralism, tikkun olam, Israel, and the Jewish world so that students can develop significant relationships and meaningful Jewish experiences.

Undergraduate Enrollment

700 Jewish Students (6.1%*)
11,481 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

200 Jewish Students (9.1%*)
2,190 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus No
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation No
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • 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 No

Kosher Dining

Hillel provides free kosher lunch and dinner on a weekly basis.

Options: Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

There is a traditional mincha (afternoon prayer) minyan Monday through Thursday on campus.

Frequency: Daily

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 46%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $6,930
  • Tuition Out-of-State $18,600
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 4% / 5%
  • Greek Life Yes

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