Brandeis University: Review & Facts

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Brandeis University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,810 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1948 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
Brandeis University will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Brandeis University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Economics, Political Science, Biology, Social Work, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
95%
Brandeis University student retention rate is excellent at 95% (well above Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Brandeis University is very good - 87%.

Student to faculty ratio at Brandeis University is good, 10:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,900
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $42,400 annually. The additional fees at Brandeis University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,500; this makes it a total of $43,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Brandeis University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
39%
As reported in recent data, 8,380 applications were submitted and 3,277 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Brandeis University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,800
Brandeis University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Brandeis University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Brandeis University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,900 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,800 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Brandeis University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Brandeis University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110, USA
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