Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts 415 South St, Waltham, MA, 02454
A Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • C+ Athletics
  • D+ Campus
  • A+ Diversity
  • A Value
  • C+ Party Scene

Brandeis University Admissions

Acceptance Rate 29.9%
Acceptance Deadline January 1
Students Receiving Financial Aid 68.94%

Brandeis University Cost

Net Price* $37,264
Average Total Aid Awarded $6,451
Students Receiving Financial Aid 68.94%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Brandeis University Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 10:1

Brandeis University Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Economics
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Research and Experimental Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science and Government
  • International Studies
  • Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Brandeis University Online

Offers Online Courses Yes

Brandeis University Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 3,619
Part-Time Undergraduates 20

Brandeis University Advisors

Our advisors graduated from the nation’s best universities, so they know first-hand what it takes to stand out in the admissions process.'s advisors include Marshall Scholars, Fulbright recipients, first-generation college students, professional actors and musicians, startup founders, doctors, teachers and more - all rigorously screened and trained to support students and families on their college journeys.

Christopher Yoon
Brandeis University
Coming from a low-income background and being the first in my family to attend college, I am thankful for the opportunities afforded to me and would love to give back through sharing my knowledge and experience. From applying to 35 different schools in high school to volunteering at the Brandeis admission's office in college, I was able to experience both sides of the college application process and fully understand how to put one's best foot forward.

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Ari Gimbel
Middlebury College
Hello! My name is Ari, and I'm so excited to work with you! I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Middlebury College in January of 2010 with highest honors in Art History and minors in English and Gender Studies. I've been working in admissions for over ten years, either at the secondary or college level. As a transfer student - Brandeis University to Middlebury College - I understand the value of exploring what students really want out of their college experience. My background in admissions and consulting gives me a unique insight into what schools are looking for in an applicant. Since the goal of the admissions team is to create a community, they're looking for fully realized applicants who understand what they have to contribute. We can work together to craft a narrative that connects what makes you unique to what the school prides itself on. By the end of your application, the Admissions Officer should be able to envision you in the dining hall, the classroom, and the dorms. I want you to feel supported, connected, and heard during this process. From the beginning planning phase through the final submission, I look forward to getting to know you and working together!

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Annie Ezzell
Wesleyan University
Hi folks! College applications are scary. Mine were especially scary, because I applied to my (mostly liberal arts) schools a year early. I'm now a sophomore at Wesleyan planning to declare a Classics major and Russian and Eastern European studies minor--if you are particularly interested in studying foreign and ancient languages in college, I have a ton of experience doing so! When I'm not in the classics library, I'm involved in reproductive justice advocacy, queer life on campus, and Wesleyan's flourishing music scenes. I think it's crucial to balance considerations of both academic fit and cultural fit when exploring college options, and I would love to help you do just that!

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Josie Pearce
Dartmouth College
Josie graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College in 2020. At Dartmouth, she majored in Government, minored in Spanish, and was an editor at the Dartmouth Law Journal. She works as a PR Assistant at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in their Boston office. Josie is pursuing a JD/MD joint degree and is attending Harvard for her pre-medical post-bacc. She is an admissions interviewer for Dartmouth College and has ample experience with the college interview process and essay writing.

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Jonah Kasdan
Johns Hopkins University
Hi there, I'm Jonah! I graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2020 with a B.A. in Global Environmental Change and Sustainability (GECS) and International Studies. After graduating, I worked as an field organizer on environmental campaigns throughout Colorado and New Mexico. I specialize in essay editing and crafting application narratives, and am super excited to help students through the college application process!

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Arianna King
Brandeis University
I am doctoral candidate in the field of Urban Studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. My research focuses on Urban Change in Africa and the socio-spatial dimensions of the built environment. I hold a Master's Degree in Urban Studies from University of New Orleans (2015) and a B.A. in Philosophy & Fine Arts from Brandeis University (2006). I served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Ghana from 2009-2012 and recently returned from a year abroad as a Fulbright Grantee (2019-2020). Although, most of my time is spent working on my dissertation these days, I have a passion for helping students from all different kinds of backgrounds gain confidence in expressing their ideas through writing.

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