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Brandeis University does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities, and we strongly encourage all qualified students to apply. GSAS' online application is accessible to users with screen readers and other assistive devices. Please consult the graduate student support policies and resources to learn more about our commitment to non-discrimination and graduate student resources.

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Note: The application for the 2015-16 academic year is currently closed. In mid-September, the application system will reopen for Spring 2016, Summer 2016, and Fall 2016 entry terms. Please check back then.

We invite you to apply for admission to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Below you will find detailed instructions regarding the application process.  Before you begin, we strongly encourage you to review your program of interest and its requirements.

If you have any questions regarding admission, financial aid, or the application process, please feel free to e-mail us or visit Frequently Asked Questions.

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Important Notes
  • An email address is required to apply online. You may create a new application or return to a previously saved application. The online application cannot be submitted until you have entered all of the required data and uploaded all of the required attachments.
  • Please note that you may only apply to one program per academic year.
  • Upon receipt of your application, you will receive a confirmation number.  You will also receive an email, which acknowledges receipt of your application.
  • An application fee of $75 is required in order for your application to be processed. You may pay online (upon submission of your electronic application with MasterCard, VISA, or Discover), or you may submit a check or money order (made payable to Brandeis University) to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Your application will be processed only after payment is received
  • Please do not email us or mail to us a copy of your uploaded documents. Doing so will delay the processing of your application. 
  • A Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) must be obtained prior to matriculation in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 

Brandeis University is committed to training students from diverse backgrounds, representative of the national population.  We admit candidates without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, national or ethnic origin and we provide a safe and bias-free learning environment for all.