Explore Hillel at the University of Wisconsin

Undergraduate Enrollment

5,000 Jewish Students (14.9%*)
33,506 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

1,000 Jewish Students (8.0%*)
12,458 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, Certificate
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow Yes

Kosher Dining

Hillel runs Adamah Neighborhood Table, a full service cafe inside the UW Hillel. Adamah serves students and the public daily and offer catering for special events, conferences, and celebrations. Additionally, Adamah sells pre-packaged kosher meals at multiple university housing locations.

Options: Hillel meal plan-extra cost

Religious Services

We offer Friday night services (reform and conservative) and dinner every week of the academic year and a monthly Shabbat morning service which is student led.

Frequency: Friday and Saturday

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 54%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $9,273
  • Tuition Out-of-State $37,161
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 50% / 10%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Wisconsin, Madison Jewish undergraduate students.

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Robert and Lynn Berman Scholarship

The Robert and Lynn Berman Scholarship awards $1000 to an undergraduate or graduate student to support research-related travel, including travel to resources (e.g., archives, oral history interviews, etc.), other venues essential for carrying out work on an undergraduate or graduate thesis, or travel to professional conferences.

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Robert and Beverly Natelson Family Scholarship in Jewish Studies

The Robert and Beverly Natelson Family Award is a $3000 scholarship given to the best undergraduate or graduate student in the area of Jewish Studies. Criteria for selection will be a combination of merit and need.

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Andy Bachman Support Fund for Jews and Social Justice

The Andy Bachman Support Fund for Jews and Social Justice is awarded to a student (with preference given to an undergraduate) pursuing any academic project, work, or research with a connection to the study of Jewish identity and its relationship to social justice issues.

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