Brandeis UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Waltham, Massachusetts Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$57,561

Avg tuition

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About Brandeis University

Brandeis University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Waltham, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,825, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 30%. The university offers 43 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 87%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $57,561.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

30% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 30%

Retention Rate 93%

Graduation Rate 87%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1350-1520

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 30-33

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

59%

Female Student Population

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

42%

Non-U.S. Citizen

28%

Asian

11%

Hispanic

7%

Black

5%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

18% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

6%

Institution Grant Aid

65%

Pell Grant

18%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,451
State Grant Aid $3,590
Institution Grant Aid $34,040
Pell Grant Aid $4,966

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships