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.

2017-2018 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 $51,460. The fee for each semester course required for degree credit is $6,432 ($1,608 per credit, per term).

The Rabb School of Continuing Studies

Tuition per three-credit course is $3,400 ($1,133 per credit).

Brandeis International Business School

PhD Program

  • Full-time: $25,483 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,593 per credit*)
  • Annual post-resident fee: $3,094 (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: $25,483 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,593 per credit*)

MA International Economics and Finance

  • Full-time: $25,483 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,593 per credit*)

MS Finance

  • 1st Year: $57,709 per academic year, including summer (36 credits total = $1,603 per credit*)
  • final semester: $12,821 (8 credits total = $1,603 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 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: $49,250 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,539 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $5,648 per course or $1,412 per credit
  • Post-resident: $3,104 per year, or $1,552 per term
  • Continuation: $1,544 per year, or $772 per term

MBA Program

  • Full-time: $49,596 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,550 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $5,648 per course or $1,412 per credit

MA/SID Program

  • Full-time: $49,250 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,539 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $5,648 per course or $1,412 per credit
  • $1,544 continuation fee for second year

MS/GHPM Program

  • $49,250 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,539 per credit*)

MPP Program

  • $49,250 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,539 per credit*)

MA/COEX Program

  • $49,250 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,539 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 2017-18 are as follows:

Full-time resident students: $48,720 per year, or $24,360 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,523 per credit*)

Part-time resident students: $6,090 per course, per term or $1,523 per credit, per term.

Special students: $6,090 per course, per term or $1,523 per credit, per term.

Post-resident students: $3,044 per year, or $1,522 per term.

Extended Master's students: $6,090 per semester, or $1,523 per credit.

Continuation fee: $1,522 per year, or $761 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: $32,440 for 14 months, or $8,110 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $507 per credit)

Master of Education in Teacher Leadership (EdM): $17,520 for 3-semester program, or $5,840 per term (typically 6 credits per term = $973 per credit)

Advanced Graduate Study in Teacher Leadership: $23,360 for 14 months or $5,840 per term (typically 6 credits per term = $973 per credit)

Master of Science in Biotechnology: $36,540 per year, or $18,270 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,142 per credit)

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling: $36,540 per year, or $18,270 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,142 per credit)

Post-baccalaureate Studio Art: $19,982 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $624 per credit)

Postbaccalaureate program in Premedical Studies: $8,680 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $543 per credit)

Postbaccalaureate program in Mathematics: $6,090 per course, per term or $1,523 per credit, per term.