Fast Facts – Hillel by the Numbers

  • Jewish students come from 32 states. The 5 states with the most Jewish students attending CofC in order are South Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Florida.
  • 5 most popular intended majors for Jewish students are Psychology, Business Administration, Biology, Education, and Political Science.
  • 107 Jewish identifying first year students are signed up to come to CofC in fall 2021.
  • 60 students are involved in our F.Y.S.H. (First Year Students of Hillel) program, where upperclassmen mentors are paired with first year Jewish students to help adjust to campus.
  • 4 Engagement Interns met 100 students for coffee. These coffee meetings encourage student engagement with Jewish life.
  • 30 students participated in a 10-Week Jewish Learning Fellowship, themed “Life’s Big Questions.”
  • 30 weeks of Shabbat dinners served an average of 25 students a week.
  • 429 meals were served for Wednesday Meet-to-Eats.
  • 262 kosher for Passover meals served with a Jewish event on all 8 days of Passover.
  • 4 student groups: Havurah (Jewish Learning), Challah for Hunger, Hillel Student Board, H.E.A.R. (Holocaust Education, Awareness and Remembrance) led on-campus programming last year.
  • 20,000 square feet of the Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center utilized for students every day of the week.
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