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Brandeis University

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Rating

Private

Type

6,400

Students

$55,340

Tuition

30%

Acceptance

#61

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Waltham, MA

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02454-9110

Brandeis University is a mid-sized private university located in Waltham, MA ranked 61st in the United States. It has a total of 3,871 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 29.9% acceptance rate. Brandeis University offers 111 different majors and is best known for its Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Experimental Psychology, and Public Policy Analysis programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,340 per year, Brandeis University is exceptionally expensive. 87.1% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to bring in roughly $57,900 per year, which is 39% greater than the national median.
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Cost

$57,561
Above Average

Brandeis University

$57,561

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$76,141

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$39,605

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

30%Acceptance
Average

Brandeis University

30%

National

69%
Sat

1350 - 1520

64% of students submit

Admissions Yield

25%

ACT

27 - 33

25% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$80

Students

3,871Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

39%

In-state

83%

Female

61%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Economics, General6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General6% Business/Commerce, General81% Others

8% Economics, General

6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6% Business/Commerce, General

81% Others

Economics, General

8%

188 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6%

135 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

6%

133 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

5%

128 Graduates

Experimental Psychology

5%

118 Graduates

Health Policy Analysis

5%

114 Graduates

Computer Science

5%

113 Graduates

Financial Mathematics

5%

112 Graduates

Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

4%

92 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

1,028,456

Academic Spend per Student

$18,825

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

93%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$41,700/Year

Brandeis University

$41,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$41,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$57,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

87%