Brandeis University

Brandeis University Ranking

country rank: 142
world rank: 343

University Overview

Brandeis University ranking, established in 1948, is a non-profit private higher-education college based in the tiny Massachusetts community of Waltham (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Brandeis University (BU) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education organization officially associated with the Jewish faith. It is approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. In a variety of fields of research, Brandeis University (BU) provides courses and programs leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 71-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate for this US higher education institution is 30-40%, rendering it a very selective institution. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. BU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Brandeis University Ranking

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 415 South Street Waltham 02454-9110 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (781) 736 2000
Fax +1 (781) 736 8699

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
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 (781) 7363500 800 622 0622

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Brandeis University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,019,705 physical volumes, 148,285 physical media, 44,119 digital/electronic medium and 445 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Brandeis University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,950 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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