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#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
5,800
Brandeis University overview
Location Waltham, Massachusetts
Online brandeis.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Brandeis University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, Brandeis University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,343 prospective students applied, and 3,391 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 863 enrolled in the school.  5,267 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 533 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $55,340 plus fees of $2,221. Brandeis University is ranked 74 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

9/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Brandeis University is rated within the top 18% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Brandeis University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1350/1520
ACT 30/33
GPA 3.87
Applications Accepted
29.9% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $80

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$55,340
Costs for Brandeis University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,221
Room and Board $16,080
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$76,141

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
91% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Brandeis University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 26%
Biology 13%
Ethnic Studies 9%
General Studies 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165015 IPEDS survey data for Brandeis University.

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