Explore Texas Hillel FoundationTexas Hillel at The University of Texas at Austin's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Texas Hillel members are dedicated to creating a pluralistic, welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Texas Hillel helps students find a balance in being distinctively Jewish and universally human by encouraging them to pursue tzedek, tikkun olam and Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood.
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*Percent of population
- Served by Hillel Yes
- Religious Services Available Yes
- Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
- 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 Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
- Israel Fellow Yes
We host a unique Hillel style experience on Friday evening that follows the tradition of the student or rabbi leading services. We also offer regular service alternatives like social justice discussions. Kabbalat Shabbat services are followed by dinner.
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Additional Campus Information
- Private/Public Public
- Acceptance Rate 32%
- U.S. Region South
- Commuter/Residential Residential
- Tuition In-State $11,758
- Tuition Out-of-State $41,070
- Out-of-State/Int’l 9% / 4%
- Greek Life Yes
Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Texas, Austin Jewish undergraduate students.
To support excellent research among undergraduate students on Jewish topics.
Any first-year student who has formally declared Jewish Studies as a major. The recipient must plan to be enrolled full-time at UT as a Jewish Studies major in the semester following the application deadline.
Current Jewish Studies Major. The recipient will be known as the "Aaron Scholar" for the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded. The recipient must plan to be enrolled at UT for the full academic year (two semesters) following the application deadline.
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