415 South Street Waltham, MA 02454-9110 781-736-3500
http://www.brandeis.edu/ admissions@brandeis.edu
About Brandeis University
  • Year of Foundation 1948
  • Size of Campus 235 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,267
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 74%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $33,994
  • Room and Board $11,214
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 3,299
Brandeis University is a community of scholars and students united by their commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and its transmission from generation to generation. As a research university, Brandeis is dedicated to the advancement of the humanities, arts and social, natural and physical sciences. As a liberal arts college, Brandeis affirms the importance of a broad and critical education in enriching the lives of students and preparing them for full participation in a changing society, capable of promoting their own welfare, yet remaining deeply concerned about the welfare of others. We urge you to explore this Website to see why students and faculty from across the country and throughout the world have chosen to call Brandeis University home.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) South Asian Students Association, African Student Organization, Arab Culture Club, Chinese Cultural Connection, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Southeast Asia Club (SEAC), Asian American Students Association, Tai
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Culture X, Concerts, Pachanga, Bronstein Weekend, Louie Louie Weekend
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Baptist Student Koinonia, Chabad at Brandeis, Holocaust Remembrance Week, Orthodox Organization (BOO), BaRuCH: Brandeis Reform Chavurah, Christian Fellowship, Hour of Presence Planning Committee, Religious Pluralism a
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (13), Providence, RI (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston, MA (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston, MA (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 80%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 30%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 72%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 30%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 29
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), special housing for disabled students (5%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 10%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 944,169
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 33,454
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all colle
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 175
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,191,645
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 150
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 38,717
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 275
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Rose Art Museum
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,808
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities Farber Archives, Shapiro Library
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 51%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Ogilvy & Mather International, Goldman-Sachs, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch, First Boston Suisse, Chase Manhattan, Deutsch Bank, NBC, Sloan Kettering Memorial, Peace Corps, CIA, Teach for America
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 65%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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