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Maryland Hillel is one of the nation's premier Hillels engaging 4,000 Jewish students annually out of the approximately 6,000 Jewish students at the University of Maryland. This past academic year Maryland Hillel provided leadership training to 200 students, served over 10,000 funded Shabbat meals, took 320 students to Israel, ran four service-learning trips nationally and internationally, hosted hundreds of lectures and classes, and worked with individual students to foster their personal identities and activism. This is the place for students who seek a leading public university and a robust and entrepreneurial Jewish community.

Undergraduate Enrollment

5,800 Jewish Students (19.1%*)
30,368 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

800 Jewish Students (7.7%*)
10,350 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 sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No

Kosher Dining

Maryland Hillel offers delicious Kosher food at the Rosenbloom Hillel Center. Students can purchase full or partial meal plans or buy meals one at a time. Maryland Hillel also offers Kosher meals for orientations, Shabbat, and holidays.

Options: Hillel meal plan-extra cost

Religious Services

For services, more than 350 students join weekly Conservative and Orthodox and semi-regular Reform services for Shabbat on Friday night. In addition, Maryland Hillel offers Conservative, Orthodox, and Reform holiday services. Maryland Hillel's team features Conservative and Orthodox rabbinic staff and educators.

Frequency: Daily

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 44%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $9,000
  • Tuition Out-of-State $36,683
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 21% / 3%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Maryland, College Park Jewish undergraduate students.

University of Maryland, College Park

D.M. Konigsberg Memorial Fund

The Meyerhoff Center has several scholarship funds for students in the areas of Jewish studies and Israel studies. Most but not all of these funds are earmarked for students who will travel to and then study at an Israeli university.

University of Maryland, College Park

G. Wasserman Scholarship Fund

The Meyerhoff Center has several scholarship funds for students in the areas of Jewish studies and Israel studies. Most but not all of these funds are earmarked for students who will travel to and then study at an Israeli university.

University of Maryland, College Park

I. & B. Gudelsky Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Meyerhoff Center has several scholarship funds for students in the areas of Jewish studies and Israel studies. Most but not all of these funds are earmarked for students who will travel to and then study at an Israeli university.

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7612 Mowatt Lane
College Park MD 20740 US
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301-422-6200
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