Tool December 2017

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Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 56.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 32.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 51.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 31.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 82.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 36.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 58.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 94.00%
ACT score 24-29: 25.00%
ACT score 30-36: 74.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 11,351
Students admitted: 3,796
Admission rate: 33%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 83%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,521
Full-time enrolled women: 2,070
Part-time enrolled men: 7
Part-time enrolled women: 10
Total enrollment: 3,608

COSTS

Tuition: $51,480
Room and board: $14,906
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $2,077
Total cost: $69,463
Cost after need-based aid: $32,112
Cost after non-need-based aid: $54,263
Average debt at graduation: $32,922

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 96%
Average need-based aid: $37,351
Average non-need-based aid: $15,200
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
282
Average aid package: $41,876
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,789
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 50%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
16%
% receiving student loans: 55%