Explore Vassar Jewish Union

Vassar Jewish Union is one of the largest student organizations on campus. We sponsor weekly Friday night services and dinners, services or programming for all Jewish holidays, and a wide variety of cultural, social, social action and inter-religious programs throughout the year. We also have a large Challah for Hunger program.

Undergraduate Enrollment

400 Jewish Students (16.0%*)
2,500 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
0 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator 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 University approved programs
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Separate kitchen in Vassar's main dining hall serves lunch and dinner daily under Conservative rabbinic supervision.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost

Religious Services

Joyful, pluralistic, and often student-led!

Frequency: Friday night only

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 24%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $63,840
  • Tuition Out-of-State $63,840
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 74% / 8%
  • Greek Life No

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