Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid

Overview of Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid is in Far Rockaway, NY. Far Rockaway is a large city. The school is classified as a Jewish college. Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid include religion and philosophy.

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted.


The most successful professors at Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 111 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid is essentially a male school.

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid was founded to provide post-high school Jewish Education for men based on the great traditions of Eastern European yeshivos in an inclusive, supportive, welcoming environment. Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid sees the establishment of such an institution in the Far Rockaway area as a vital contribution to the spiritual life of that community, and will, through its policies and programs, endeavor to serve the post-secondary educational needs of Jewish families in Far Rockaway and The Five Towns, as well as of any qualified student who exhibits a sincere desire to devote himself to Torah study."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid
257 Beach 17th St
Far Rockaway , NY 11691

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy5Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree51
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship01

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Student Body

In 2007-2008, Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid had a total enrollment of 111 students (114 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 51%
20-21 26%
22-24 10%
25-29 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York71%
(International Students)13%
New Jersey3%

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 97 %

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,700
Room and board $ 4,500
Books and supplies $ 250
Other expenses $ 3,000

Financial Aid:
Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3713300)

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Faculty

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year4$42,5000*
All faculty totalacademic year4$42,5000*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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