Brandeis University

Brandeis University is a private undergraduate and postgraduate university and research institution located in Waltham, Massachusetts – just west of Boston. The university was first established as Jewish-sponsored institution of higher learning for the local community and was named after Louis Brandeis – an American lawyer and the first Jewish associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Brandeis offers majors and minors in nearly 100 fields of study, concentrations and disciplines. The average class size at Brandeis is less than 20 students the university has an attractive student-to-faculty ratio. Over 25% of Brandeis students are international. Due to its membership in the Boston Consortium, Brandeis students can also register to take courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bost College and Tufts University.

Brandeis is made up of five academic schools which include the The Brandeis University College of Arts and Sciences, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis International Business School, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Rabb School of Summer and Continuing Studies. Undergraduate majors and minors are offered in over 50 fields of study and disciplines through the College of Arts and Sciences.

Brandeis University has consistently ranked among the top national university in the United States. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Brandeis 34th in the nation among national universities. Forbes ranked Brandeis 36th. Globally, Brandeis was ranked 185th by Times Magazine. It was ranked among the top 10 university for its economics program by USA Today. Its alumni have been recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize, Thomas Friedman Award and Academy Award.

General Information

Phone Number: (781) 736-2000
Address: 415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 3,500+ undergrad, 2,300+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 37,587
Out-of-State Tuition $ 37,602
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Cell Cellular and Molecular Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Commerce
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
International Business Trade Commerce
Non-profit Public Organizational Management
Project Management
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Information Technology Services Administration
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance
Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
East Asian Studies
European Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Russian Studies
Spanish and Iberian Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
Hebrew Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Genetic Counseling Counselor
American History (united States)
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
International Global Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy
Health Policy Analysis
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Sciences
Development Economics and International Development
International Economics
Political Science and Government

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