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Brandeis is a private graduate school in Waltham, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,161 graduate students. Of the 45 graduate programs offered at Brandeis University, 6 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Brandeis University are Economics, Financial Mathematics, and Economic Development. 24% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,161
Part-Time Grad Students
513
Research Assistants
104
Teaching Assistants
74
Racial Diversity
  • White
    43.1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    32.1%
  • Unknown
    7.9%
  • Asian
    6.4%
  • African American
    4.4%
  • Hispanic
    4.3%
  • Multiracial
    1.6%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Intellectual
    50%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 4 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    25%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    75%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 4 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 4 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 4 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    25%
  • $25K-$50K
    50%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 4 responses
  • $50-$75K
    25%
  • Did not graduate yet
    75%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$95,964
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,726
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$536,500
National
$217,500

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