Brooklyn, NY is home to Yeshiva Derech Chaim. Brooklyn is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Yeshiva Derech Chaim go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
Yeshiva Derech Chaim has 162 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.
Yeshiva Derech Chaim offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Yeshiva Derech Chaim seeks to train students in the skills required for understanding, studying and mastering the Talmud and the considerable body of traditional Jewish thought. At the same time we are committed to the understanding that knowledge is a means to a larger end. We seek therefore to help students build a world outlook drawn from the ethical and moral concepts of Judaism. If scholarship is to have a significant value it must orient its students to a way of life that, by its own definition, is good and moral."
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