Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts

Brandeis University Overview

Student population

Address415 South St
Waltham, MA
School Websitewww.brandeis.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Brandeis University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Waltham, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,798 students applied to Brandeis University. Of those students, 3,675 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Brandeis University was $53,260, in addition to fees of $2,135. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Brandeis University.

Brandeis University has a 88% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Brandeis University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Brandeis University acceptance rate is 31%. To put this into perspective, 3,675 of the 11,798 students who applied to Brandeis University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Brandeis University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Brandeis University had an SAT score between the range of 1,280 and 1,500. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Brandeis University was between 29 and 33 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Brandeis University as part of their application.

Brandeis University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Brandeis University, the tuition for in-state residents is $53,260. Combined with fees of $2,135, room and board costs of $15,440, other expenses of $1,500 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $55,395 in tuition.

Students at Brandeis University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Brandeis University was $6,188 last year, with 16% of students being awarded federal aid.

Brandeis University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Brandeis University.

Brandeis University has a good gender split, with 61% of undergraduates being female and 39% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 56% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 25% of students come from in-state and 19% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Brandeis University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Brandeis University Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
PSYCHOLOGY
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES

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