Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
855
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
32 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
      Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
      Master of Education (Ed M)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 258
    • Doctoral Degrees 61
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,556
    • Accepted 932
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 339
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, GMAT, or MAT (depending on program), curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, and transcripts, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (for most programs), curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, and transcripts, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreescurriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, and transcripts, letters of recommendation
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students855
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students855
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian51%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown or International Student31%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty431
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Location & Contact

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Brandeis University

415 South Street, MS 031 PO Box 9110
Waltham, MA 02454
United States

Dr. Eric Chasalow

Dean

Phone: 781-736-3410
Fax: 781-736-3412
Email: gradschool@brandeis.edu

Ms. Jaclyn Farina

Director of Admission, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 781-736-3410
Fax: 781-736-3412
Email: gradschool@brandeis.edu

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