831
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Brandeis University / Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (Ed M)
Advanced Graduate Certificate (AGC)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
Master of Arts (MA)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/MA)
Professional Science Master's (PSM)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 227
Doctoral Degrees 66
Other Advanced Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, or MAT (depending on program)
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for most programs), GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,549
Applied
827
Accepted
286
Enrolled
32%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, or MAT (depending on program)
Master's Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and writing sample or portfolio (depending on program)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for most programs), GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and writing sample or portfolio (depending on program)
Additional Entrance Requirements Curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and portfolio (depending on program)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

831
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.54%
Black or African American 2.53%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 4.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.93%
Unknown 5.78%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

431
Total faculty
Full-time (306)
Part-time (125)
Male (237)
Female (194)

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Chasalow
Dean
Email: gradschool@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-3410
Fax: 781-736-3412