Yeshiva Derech Chaim

Overview of Yeshiva Derech Chaim

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.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Selectivity

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.

Student Body

Yeshiva Derech Chaim has 162 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

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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Contacting Yeshiva Derech Chaim

Yeshiva Derech Chaim
1573 39th St
Brooklyn , NY 11218-4413
General Phone: (718) 438-5476

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Yeshiva Derech Chaim Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy18Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Yeshiva Derech Chaim in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree121
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship61

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Student Body

In 2007-2008, Yeshiva Derech Chaim had a total enrollment of 162 students (162 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 22%
20-21 20%
22-24 23%
25-29 21%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Room and Board (2007)

Yeshiva Derech Chaim offers campus housing for 66 of its 162 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,000
Room and board $ 3,500
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Yeshiva Derech Chaim participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2265100)

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year12$51,2150*
All faculty totalacademic year12$51,2150*

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

Yeshiva Derech Chaim Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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