Founded

1948

Location

Waltham, Massachusetts, 9 miles west of Boston

President

Ronald D. Liebowitz (since July 1, 2016)

Motto

Truth, Even Unto Its Innermost Parts

Character

Private research university with a liberal arts focus

Campus

235 acres comprising more than 100 academic and residential buildings

Staff

1,347 (as of fall 2019)

Faculty

549 (as of fall 2019)

Tuition for 2020-21

$55,340 per year

Room and board for 2020-21

$15,890 per year (double, 12-meal plan)

Financial aid

More than $59 million in funded grants and scholarships to undergraduates

Academic calendar

Two 15-week semesters

Undergraduate enrollment

3,688 (as of fall 2019)

Graduate student enrollment

2,137 (as of fall 2019)

Undergraduate female-male ratio

60.8% to 39.2%

Student-to-faculty ratio

10 to 1

SAT middle 50 percent

1380-1490 (combined)

Acceptance rate

30 percent

Clubs and organizations

More than 200

Athletics

19 varsity sports (9 men’s, 10 women’s)

Colors

Blue and white