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Brandeis University

415 South St,
Waltham, Massachusetts – 02454-9110 
Phone: 
(781)736-2000

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

39%

Admissions Yield

25%

Applicants Total

9,796

Admissions Total

3,834

ENROLLMENT

Brandeis University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,591 and a student faculty ratio of 10:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
997
Total Enrollment
5,558
Undergraduate Enrollment
3,591
Graduate Enrollment
1,967
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
91
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10
Enrolled Total
943

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Brandeis University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $80
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $60,006
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $78,956
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $78,956

ACT Requirements​

17%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

31%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Brandeis University scored between a 1370 – 1530 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1450. Roughly 40% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
40%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
670
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
750
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
700
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
780

Admissions Criteria

The Brandeis University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
6%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
8%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
43%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
18%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

84% of students at Brandeis University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $29,119. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

84%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$29,119

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$35,147

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Brandeis University has an average graduation rate of 82% within 4 years and 88% within 6 years. At Brandeis University, 878 students earn a bachelors, 802 receive a master’s, and 75 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 20% of the student body are from foreign countries,23% in-state, and 57% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
23%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
57%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
20%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
878
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
802
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
75
Graduation rate, total cohort
88
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
82
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
88