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Program in Social Policy The Heller School for Social Policy and Management Brandeis University

  • Waltham, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 81%19%
    student ratio
  • 144
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 2
    fall application deadline
  • 46%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Children, Youth And Families Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Assets And Inequalities Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Health And Behavioral Health Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Global Health And Development Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 115
    • Accepted 54
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and writing sample, at least 3-5 years of professional experience
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 2
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students144
    • Female Percentage81%
    • Male Percentage19%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students144
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown38%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth; mental health; substance abuse; children, youth, and families; aging; international and community development; disabilities; work and inequality; hunger and poverty
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Social Policy

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Susan Parish

Program Director

Phone: 781-736-3928
Email: slp@brandeis.edu

Ms. Elizabeth Cole

Assistant Director for Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 781-736-2647
Email: elcole@brandeis.edu



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