Brandeis University: Ranking & Review

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Waltham
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United States
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World
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1175499
Top 3%

Brandeis University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate34%31%36%
Applicants11,7214,5817,140
Admissions4,0111,4282,583
Enrolled undergraduates858328530
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,7212,3813,340

449 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

382 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores376
Percent of students submitting SAT scores44%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
670
Math
705

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores378
Percent of students submitting ACT scores44%
ACT Composite
31
ACT English
31
ACT Math
31

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $80. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Brandeis University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$70,943$70,943
Off-campus$67,631$67,631
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,906 and other expenses per full academic year.

Brandeis University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,792 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$51,460$51,460
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,722$1,722
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,608$1,608
Tuition for Full-time graduates$48,720$48,720
Fees for full-time graduates$88$88
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,522$1,522

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences1882078403
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1754918242
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42161203
Public Administration and Social Service Professions867515176
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services591072168
Psychology7813798
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies423981
Mathematics and Statistics2037562
Education124961
Visual and Performing Arts512659
Physical Sciences3581356
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies4011354
History238435
English Language and Literature & Letters223530
Philosophy and Religious Studies8917
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics10313
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities77
Grand Total904799861,789

A total of 904 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Brandeis University.

At the master's and doctor's level 885 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate90%87%92%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

General info

Alternative namesBU
Founded1948
MottoTruth even unto its innermost parts
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,638
Instructional FTE417
Research FTE184
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.brandeis.edu
Address415 South St
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02454-9110
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population61,000
Phone7817362000
Fax+1 (781) 736 8699

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