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The Heller School for Social Policy and Management Brandeis University

  • Waltham, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 71%29%
    student ratio
  • 756
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
      Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Medicine (MBA/MD)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
      Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 220
    • Doctoral Degrees 15
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

56% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,086
    • Accepted 609
    • Acceptance Rate 56
    • Enrolled 231
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (for MPP); GRE or GMAT preferred (for MBA), minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience; writing sample (for MBA)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students756
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students756
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown37%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth policy, child and family policy, mental health policy, disability policy, aging policy, substance abuse, work, inequality and social change
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Lisa Lynch

Dean

Phone: 781-736-3883
Email: lmlynch@brandeis.edu

Ms. Margaret Haley

Assistant Director for Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 781-736-3792
Fax: 781-736-3881
Email: haley@brandeis.edu



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