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Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
University Website: www.brandeis.edu/
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Brandeis University (pron.: /ˈbrændaɪs/) is an American private research university with a liberal arts focus. It is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, nine miles (14 km) west of Boston. The university has an enrollment of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students. In 2011, it was ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as the number 31 national university in the United States.Forbes listed Brandeis University as number 57 among all national universities and liberal arts colleges combined in 2010.

Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored coeducational institution on the site of the former Middlesex University. The university is named for Louis Brandeis (1856–1941), the first Jewish Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $40,514.00 avg tuition

415 South St
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.brandeis.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.brandeis.edu/offices/sfs/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Brandeis University

Statistics:
Applied 8,917
Admitted 3,566 40%
Enrolled total 858
Full Time: 858
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 600 710
SAT Math 630 740
SAT Writing 630 720
ACT Composite 28 32
ACT English 28 33
ACT Math 26 32
ACT Writing 8 10
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 84%
6-year graduation rate 87%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Brandeis University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $40,514.00 $40,514.00 $40,514.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,346.00 $1,346.00 $1,346.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,266.00 $1,266.00 $1,266.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $40,514.00 $40,514.00 $40,514.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,266.00 $1,266.00 $1,266.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,056.00 $12,056.00 $3,416.00
Other Expenses $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $3,416.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 68%
Percent receiving grant aid 60%
Avg amount of grant aid $27,680.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 55%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,093.00

Brandeis University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
East Asian Studies X
European Studies/Civilization X
French Studies X
German Studies X
Latin American Studies X
Near and Middle Eastern Studies X X
Russian Studies X
Spanish and Iberian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Bioinformatics X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biophysics X X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X
Neuroscience X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
Project Management X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X
Computer Science X X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X
Hebrew Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Russian Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Genetic Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
American History (United States) X
History, General X X
History, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis X
International/Global Studies X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Health Policy Analysis X X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Development Economics and International Development X
Economics, General X
International Economics X
Political Science and Government, Other X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X X
Musicology and Ethnomusicology X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X

Brandeis University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34000 February 20, 2015
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