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Global Brandeis by the numbers

Founded in 1948, Brandeis quickly established an international reputation. The ground-breaking Wien International Scholarship Program pioneered international education in the U.S., giving more than 800 promising young leaders from over 100 countries a chance for a high-quality education. And Brandeis' two professional schools — Brandeis International Business School and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management — have had a global dimension since their inception.


Current number of international undergraduate students  724
Current number of international graduate students  710
Percentage of undergraduate student body that is international   20%
Percentage of graduate student body that is international  40%
Number of countries represented  109
Percentage of students studying abroad  40%


International experts, including faculty, researchers and visiting scholars, and postdoctoral students  144
Global institutes and centers  12
Modern foreign languages   10
Area studies programs


Number of study abroad programs  350
Number of study abroad country destinations   65


Number of international alumni  3,192
Countries represented  141