#51 Best Colleges in America

Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts

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National Rank
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Location Waltham, Massachusetts
Online brandeis.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 11,798 prospective students applied, and 3,675 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 895 enrolled in the school.  5,267 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 533 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $53,260 plus fees of $2,135. Brandeis University is ranked 51 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1280/1500
ACT 29/33
GPA 3.87
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Brandeis University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,135
Room and Board $15,440
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$73,335

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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.