Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
831
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
32%
acceptance rate
33 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Advanced Graduate Certificate (AGC)
      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 227
    • Doctoral Degrees 66
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 21
    • * 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

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,549
    • Accepted 827
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 286
  • 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, transcripts, and letters of recommendation, and writing sample or portfolio (depending on program)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for most programs), GRE Subject Test (for some programs), curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, transcripts, and letters of recommendation, and writing sample or portfolio (depending on program)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesSAT, ACT, or GRE (depending on program), curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, transcripts, and letters of recommendation, and portfolio (depending on program)
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 600 paper-based, 100 iBT) or IELTS (7)

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 Students831
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students831
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian51%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student30%

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
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Eric Chasalow

Dean

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

Emily Goldberg

Department Coordinator

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


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