Explore University of Maryland, Baltimore County Hillel

UMBC Hillel is developing tomorrows Jewish leaders today. In collaboration with students we are able to create innovative and inclusive Jewish community that encourages growth gained through personal experience. UMBC offers a Judaic studies minor and certified Kosher food options on campus.

Undergraduate Enrollment

1,000 Jewish Students (9.3%*)
10,747 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

200 Jewish Students (5.9%*)
3,366 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
  • Study Abroad in Israel University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

The university offers on campus certified kosher dining in the dining hall and at a la cart options throughout campus. Additionally, UMBC Hillel offers certified kosher meals on Shabbat and observed holiday experiences as well as at all programming throughout the year.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost

Religious Services

UMBC Hillel offers a Friday evening Shabbat experience every week the semester is in session. We celebrate the practice, values and themes of the Jewish holiday cycle by offering related programming on and around each holiday.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 61%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $9,056
  • Tuition Out-of-State $26,594
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 4% / 4%
  • Greek Life Yes

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The Interfaith Center / 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore MD 21250 US
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