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Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

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Brandeis University is ranked 34 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 114 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 70%
Applicants who took ACT 26%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+30%
600-69944%
600+74%

SAT Math Score

700+60%
600-69932%
600+92%

ACT Score

30-3667%
24-2929%
24+96%

Students applied10,004
Students admitted3,523
Admission rate35%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,702
Fees$1,896
Room and board$13,856
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$64,454

Cost after need-based aid$32,178
Cost after non-need-based aid$46,559

Average debt at graduation$28,855

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$58,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met91%
Average need-based aid$32,276
Average non-need-based aid$17,895

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,729

Full-Time

Men1,593
Women2,118

Part-Time

Men8
Women10

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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