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.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

2018-2019 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 $53,260. The fee for each semester course required for degree credit is $6,658 ($1,664 per credit, per term).

The Rabb School of Continuing Studies

Tuition per three-credit course is $3,535 ($1,178 per credit).

Brandeis International Business School

PhD Program

  • Full-time: $26,375 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,648 per credit*)
  • Annual post-resident fee: $3,298 (for 4th year & beyond until all coursework is completed)
  • Annual continuation fee: $1,650 (once all coursework is completed & student is ABD)

MBA Program

  • Full-time: $26,375 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,648 per credit*)

MA International Economics and Finance

  • Full-time: $26,375 per semester (typically 16 credits per term = $1,648 per credit*)

MS Finance

  • 1st Year: $59,728 per academic year, including summer (36 credits total = $1,659 per credit*)
  • final semester: $13,187 (8 credits total = $1,648 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: $50,728 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,585 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $5,817 per course or $1,454 per credit
  • Post-resident: $3,180 per year, or $1,590 per term
  • Continuation: $1,590 per year, or $795 per term

MBA Program

  • Full-time: $50,728 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,585 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $5,817 per course or $1,454 per credit

MA/SID Program

  • Full-time: $50,728 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,585 per credit*)
  • Part-time: $5,817 per course or $1,454 per credit
  • $1,590 continuation fee for second year

MS/GHPM Program

  • $50,728 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,585 per credit*)

MPP Program

  • $50,728 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,585 per credit*)

MA/COEX Program

  • $50,728 per year (typically 16 credits per term = $1,585 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 2018-19 are as follows:

Full-time resident students: $50,184 per year, or $25,092 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,568 per credit*)

Part-time resident students: $6,273 per course, per term or $1,568 per credit, per term.

Special students: $6,273 per course, per term or $1,568 per credit, per term.

Post-resident students: $3,136 per year, or $1,568 per term.

Extended Master's students: $6,273 per semester, or $1,568 per credit.

Continuation fee: $1,568 per year, or $784 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: $33,412 for 14 months, or $8,353 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $522 per credit)

Master of Education in Teacher Leadership (EdM): $18,045 for 3-semester program, or $6,015 per term (typically 6 credits per term = $1002.50 per credit)

Advanced Graduate Study in Teacher Leadership: $24,060 for 13 months or $6,015 per term (typically 6 credits per term = $1002.50 per credit)

Master of Science in Biotechnology: $37,638 per year, or $18,819 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,176 per credit)

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling: $37,638 per year, or $18,819 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $1,176 per credit)

Post-baccalaureate Studio Art: $20,580 per year, or $10,290 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $643 per credit)

Postbaccalaureate program in Premedical Studies: $8,910 per term (typically 16 credits per term = $557 per credit)

Postbaccalaureate program in Mathematics: $6,273 per course, per term or $1,568 per credit, per term.