Explore San Francisco Hillel

Come join over 3,000 Jewish undergrads and graduate students who are studying at SF State, USF, UCSF, UC Hastings, Golden Gate, College of San Mateo, Skyline College, and across the city. Hillel is a home-away-from-home and a place for you to grow and explore. The Hillel house is a hub of activities for students, while Hillel events and socials take place on campuses or at venues around the city.

Undergraduate Enrollment

100 Jewish Students (1.5%*)
6,577 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

70 Jewish Students (1.7%*)
4,059 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

We’re here to support all Jewish students in San Francisco and fortify the future of the Jewish people. We learn about each student’s relationship with Judaism and then help them explore their Jewish identity, build Jewish community and development them into our future Jewish leaders.

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor
  • Study Abroad in Israel No credit for study abroad in Israel
  • Israel Fellow No

Religious Services

SF Hillel empowers students to create and facilitate meaningful Jewish experiences, whether that is religious services or a discussion on Shabbat. The frequency of religious services correlates with interest from students.

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Wellness, Inclusion, and Activism

We provide opportunities for students to get free meals, periodically run "shuks" where students can get food to prepare at home, offer small grocery and rent grants and can provide some limited mental health counselling through Jewish Family and Children Services

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 64%
  • U.S. Region Pacific
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $52,482
  • Tuition Out-of-State $52,482
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 33% / 13%
  • Greek Life Yes

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33 Banbury Drive
San Francisco CA 94132 US
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