Brandeis University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
Box 549110
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-3500
(800) 622-0622
Fax: (781) 736-3536

Contact: Gil Villanueva
Dean of Admissions
Main Address
PO Box 9110
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2000

www.brandeis.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 3,196
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 754
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,169
Graduate enrollment: 2,131

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 33%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 93%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Italian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Hebrew B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

American Government/Politics B
Anthropology B
Economics B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Brandeis University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(781) 736-2000
Website:www.brandeis.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.brandeis.edu/admissions/apply/index.html
Address:415 South St, Waltham, MA 02454-9110
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,729
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):90%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,164 (90% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$51,245
Out-of-state Tuition:$51,245
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$33,806

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Brandeis University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Brandeis University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1121
Biological and Biomedical Sciences484
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services115
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1151
Education133
English Language and Literature/Letters211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics32
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History133
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies22
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences222
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions241
Social Sciences454
Visual and Performing Arts1542
Grand total6455121

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Brandeis University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services14
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total28

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Brandeis University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$51,245
Out-of-state$51,245
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$48,595
Out-of-state$48,595

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid50363%
Grant or scholarship aid45457%$33,806
Student loan aid32541%$6,440

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,05157%$34,159
Federal student loans1,59144%$6,843

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Brandeis University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Brandeis University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants11,3514,4856,866
Percent admitted100%33%34%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%8%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Brandeis University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,729
Undergraduate enrollment3,608
Graduate enrollment2,121

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Brandeis University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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