Veteran Student Information

Certificates of Eligibilty

Students who are eligible for VA benefits must send a certificate of eligibility to Marissa McLaughlin (mmclaughlin@brandeis.edu) before their enrollment can be certified with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Certificates of eligibility can also be faxed to 781-736-3485. Enrollments will be certified at the beginning of each term and updated throughout the semester as needed. Any questions can be directed to Marissa McLaughlin at 781-736-2014.

Post-911 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program

Brandeis University participates in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program (YRP). This award is a supplement to Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and signifies the University's commitment to support veterans who are pursuing higher education. For general information about the program from the Veteran's Administration, click here.

Current students or prospective students who have been offered admission are eligible to apply. The application requires submission of a copy of your certificate of eligibility from the VA to your financial aid advisor in the Office of Student Financial Services.

Please direct any questions regarding eligibility for the Yellow Ribbon Program directly to the Veterans Administration.

2016-2017 Tuition Information for the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Program

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The College of Arts and Sciences

For undergraduate students, the yearly tuition fee is $49,586. The fee for each semester course required for degree credit is $6,198 ($1,550 per credit, per term).

The Rabb School of Continuing Studies

Tuition per three-credit course is $3,325 ($1,108 per credit).

Brandeis International Business School

PhD Program

  • Full-time: $24,740 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,546 per credit*)
  • Annual post-resident fee: $2,975 (for 4th year & beyond until all coursework is completed)
  • Annual continuation fee: $1,548 (once all coursework is completed & student is ABD)

MBA Program

  • Full-time: $24,740 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,546 per credit*)

MA International Economics and Finance

  • Full-time: $24,740 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,546 per credit*)

MS Finance

  • Full-time: $56,028 per academic year, including summer (44 credits total = $1,273 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $4,948 per course ($1,237 per credit)

Extended Masters rate: $1,500.

*Brandeis University charges a flat-rate tuition fee for these full-time programs. All full-time students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester. However, students in the International Business School can be enrolled in anywhere between 12 and 18 credits without incurring additional tuition charges.

Heller School for Social Policy and Management

PhD Program

  • Full-time: $47,814 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,494 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $4,769 per course or $1,192 per credit

MBA Program

  • Full-time: $48,150 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,505 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $6,018 per course or $1,505 per credit

MA/SID Program

  • $47,814 for first year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,494 per credit*)
  • $1,498 continuation fee for second year

MS/IHPM Program

  • $47,814 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,494 per credit*)

MPP Program

  • $47,814 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,494 per credit*)

MA/COEX Program

  • $47,814 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,494 per credit*)

*Brandeis University charges a flat-rate tuition fee for these full-time programs. All full-time students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester. However, students in the Heller School for Social Policy and Management can be enrolled in anywhere between 12 and 20 credits without incurring additional tuition charges.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Unless specifically noted below, the fees for tuition in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for 2016-17 are as follows:

Full-time resident students: $47,300 per year, or $23,650 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,478 per credit*)

Part-time resident students: $5,910 per course, per term or $1,478 per credit, per term.

Special students: $5,910 per course, per term or $1,478 per credit, per term.

Post-resident students: $2,955 per year, or $1,478 per term.

Extended Master's students: $5,910 per semester ($1,478 per credit)

Continuation fee: $1,478 per year, or $739 per term.

*Brandeis University charges a flat-rate tuition fee for these full-time programs. All full-time students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester. However, students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences can be enrolled in anywhere between 12 and 22 credits without incurring additional tuition charges.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences programs with a different tuition and fee schedule:

Master of Arts in Teaching: $31,500 for 14 months, or $7,875 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $492 per credit)

Master of Science in Biotechnology: $35,480 per year, or $17,740 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,109 per credit)

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling: $35,480 per year, or $17,740 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,109 per credit)

Post-baccalaureate Studio Art: $19,400 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $606 per credit)

Postbaccalaureate program in Premedical Studies: $8,400 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $525 per credit)

Postbaccalaureate program in Mathematics: $5,910 per course, per term or $1,478 per credit, per term.