Tool December 2016

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Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 62.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 30.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 47.08%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 28.77%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 75.85%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 38.43%
SAT I Math score 700+: 53.52%
SAT I Math score 600+: 91.95%
ACT score 24-29: 26.34%
ACT score 30-36: 70.78%
ACT score 24+: 97.12%
Students applied: 10,528
Students admitted: 3,582
Admission rate: 34%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 80.2%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 92%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,554
Full-time enrolled women: 2,048
Part-time enrolled men: 9
Part-time enrolled women: 10
Total enrollment: 3,621

COSTS

Tuition: $49,586
Room and board: $14,380
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $1,959
Total cost: $66,925
Cost after need-based aid: $31,127
Cost after non-need-based aid: $49,509
Average debt at graduation: $30,850

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 85%
Average need-based aid: $35,798
Average non-need-based aid: $17,416
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
217
Average aid package: $40,689
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,952
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 54%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
13%
% receiving student loans: 58%