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 2021-2022

$59,408 per year

Room and board for 2021-2022

$16,450 per year (double, 12-meal plan)

Financial aid

More than $71 million in scholarships and grants each year to undergraduates

Academic calendar

Two 15-week semesters

Undergraduate enrollment

3,493 (as of fall 2020)

Graduate student enrollment

1,947 (as of fall 2020)

Undergraduate female-male ratio

60% to 40%

Student-to-faculty ratio

10 to 1

SAT middle 50 percent

1350-1470 (combined)

Acceptance rate

34 percent

Clubs and organizations

More than 200

Athletics

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

Colors

Blue and white