Explore Hillel Ontario

As an affiliate of the largest Jewish student organization in the world, and now the largest global regional Hillel system, Hillel Ontario works to amplify Jewish campus life across nine universities that have a combined Jewish student population of over 21,000. Hillel engages with, empowers, and inspires the leadership of more Jewish university and college students than all other endeavours on these campuses combined. By promoting Jewish identity through life-changing trips and campus initiatives, cultivating student leadership and embracing religious, and political, diversity in an inclusive environment, students learn to make a meaningful impact on the future of the Jewish people and the world, while they grow intellectually, socially, and spiritually.

This Hillel serves: Fanshawe College London; University of Western Ontario London; Western University; Queen's University; McMaster University; University of Waterloo; Toronto Metropolitan University Toronto; Humber College Toronto; University of Windsor Windsor; Centennial College Toronto; George Brown College Toronto; Ontario Tech University Oshawa; Trent University; Lakehead University; Georgian College; Laurentian University; Nipissing University; University of Guelph-Humber; Brock University; Royal Military College of Canada; Mohawk College; Conestoga College; Wilfrid Laurier University; Seneca College; York University, Glendon Campus; York University; Ontario College of Art and Design; University of Toronto, Scarborough; University of Toronto, Mississauga; University of Toronto, St. George; University of Guelph

Undergraduate Enrollment

3,500 Jewish Students (7.1%*)
49,500 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (8.2%*)
6,100 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, Certificate
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator Yes
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff Yes

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Religious Services


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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 27%
  • U.S. Region N/A
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $5,265
  • Tuition Out-of-State $24,051
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 5% / 20%
  • Greek Life No

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for York University Jewish undergraduate students.

York University

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University

Awards are available to graduate and undergraduate students to study and/or conduct research at the Hebrew University. Preference will be given to students who have completed two years at York and who return to York from Israel for at least one year, and who are enrolled in the Jewish Teacher Education program.

York University

Berek and Regina Gertner Bursary in Holocaust Studies

Given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student who has demonstrated interest in Holocaust studies by virtue of course work or research projects. The award may be Used for study in Israel and is based on demonstrated financial need.

York University

Abraham Isaac Silver Scholarship

Awarded bi-annually to a York student specializing in, or interested in, the field of Judaic studies, who wishes to further their studies at an institution of higher learning in Israel.

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