Application Fees


Applying Electronically (preferred method)

A $75 application fee is required of all students that apply online. You may pay via credit card at the time of application submission or you should mail a check or money order, made payable to Brandeis University, to the address below. Applications will not be reviewed by the graduate admission committee until your fee has been received and processed.

Applying via Hard-Copy/Paper Application

Please note that we strongly prefer applications to be submitted electronically. A $100 application fee is required of all students that apply via hard-copy or paper. Please mail a check or money order, made payable to Brandeis University, to the address below. Applications will not be reviewed by the graduate admission committee until your fee has been received and processed. Application fees of less than $100 will not be accepted, and your application for admission will not be reviewed.

Fee Waivers

The following populations are eligible for a fee waiver via the online application: current Brandeis undergraduate and graduate students; Brandeis alumni; full-time, benefits-eligible Brandeis employees; Americorps volunteers and alumni; Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS); CityYear volunteers and alumni; consortium schools (Tufts, BC, BU, Wellesley); Fulbright Program/IIE/AmidEast; Summer Institute for Literary and Cultural Studies at Wheaton College participants; McNair Scholars; alumni of the Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT); Peace Corps volunteers and alumni; SACNAS; Science without Borders; Teach for America volunteers and alumni; U.S. Military; and DAAD scholars. All other applicants must submit an application fee.

Mailing Address

Brandeis University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
415 South Street
Kutz 219
Waltham, MA 02454