Explore Hillel at the University of Akron

Hillel at the University of Akron is a small yet strong student organization on campus. Student leaders work with Hillel staff to build a fun and enriching Jewish community for all. The organization is housed at the Student Union and RooClusive with social, spiritual, and engaging events happening all around campus.

Undergraduate Enrollment

250 Jewish Students (1.7%*)
14,793 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

25 Jewish Students (0.9%*)
2,806 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus No
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation No
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor None
  • Study Abroad in Israel Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No

Religious Services

Shabbat experiences are held on campus at least monthly. Students also enjoy traveling together to attend Shabbat at a local synagogue and the Cohn Jewish Student Center at Kent State. All Shabbat and Holiday experiences on campus, at the local shuls, and at Kent State are completely free to students on campus. If there is a fee Hillel will cover the expenses.

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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 73%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $11,464
  • Tuition Out-of-State $17,750
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 6% / 2%
  • Greek Life Yes

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Contact Information

302 Buchtel Commons
Akron OH 44304 US
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(330) 678-0397
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