|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,886 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Brandeis University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 11,351 applications and only 3,796 students were granted admission. Brandeis University is at the #31 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 32% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 56% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1270 to 1480|
|ACT||29 to 33|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Brandeis University's tuition was $49,586 for all students regardless of residency (85.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of Brandeis University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 16% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,800 (which is 9.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Brandeis University in 2016-2017, was 315, which is 39% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,055 (which is 14.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Brandeis University has enrolled a total of 5,729 students (5,199 students full-time and 530 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,729 students, 52 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 3,608 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,121 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 426 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 25%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Brandeis University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||17%||360||180|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||7%||143||97|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||5%||113|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||102||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||73|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||70|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||58|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Brandeis University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Brandeis University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $40,000. Last year, out of the total 572 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 526 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 782 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 704 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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