Brandeis University

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world rank  430

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University Overview

Established in 1948, Brandeis University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Waltham (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Brandeis University (BU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Jewish religion. Brandeis University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BU
Founded 1948
Motto Truth even unto its innermost parts
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 415 South Street
Waltham (population range: 50,000-249,999)
02454-9110 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (781) 736 2000
F +1 (781) 736 8699

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office PO Box 549110
Waltham 02454-9110
+1 (781) 7363500
800 622 0622

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jewish Jewish

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Brandeis University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1953


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019