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Brandeis University

Waltham, MA 4-Year Private
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About Brandeis

Brandeis University, located in Waltham, Massachusetts, is a vibrant and prestigious research university that blends academic excellence with a commitment to social justice. With a diverse and intellectually stimulating environment, Brandeis offers a wide range of programs and majors. Students are encouraged to think critically, engage in rigorous scholarship, and make a positive impact on society. The campus is alive with a myriad of cultural events, clubs, and organizations, fostering a strong sense of community and inclusivity. At Brandeis, students not only receive a top-notch education but also become catalysts for change, embracing the university's motto of "Truth even unto its innermost parts."

Did You Know?

Brandeis University was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored institution. The university was named after Louis Brandeis, the first Jewish justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Brandeis University remains committed to its founding principles of social justice, academic excellence, and inclusivity. It embraces a diverse student body and fosters an environment that encourages dialogue and understanding across different cultures and perspectives. This unique blend of Jewish heritage and dedication to social justice creates a distinct and enriching experience for students at Brandeis University.

Brandeis University is a private, nonprofit institution in the suburb of Waltham, Massachusetts. Brandeis was founded in 1948. The college enrolls around 5,558 students a year, including 3,591 undergraduates.

Brandeis University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
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Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 39.55%

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Brandeis University is locatedin the town of Waltham, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

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College Info

415 South Street Waltham, MA 02454-9110

Campus Setting: Suburban

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Composite SAT Range

1350 - 1500


Math SAT Range

700 - 780


Reading SAT Range

670 - 750

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Wondering what life at Brandeis is like? There are approximately 5,558 students enrolled at Brandeis, including 3,591 undergraduate students and 1,967 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 33% percent are from MA and 67% percent of students are from other states.


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