Brandeis University Admissions

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Yes, you can do that at Brandeis.

Life at Brandeis
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Welcome to the Class of 2028!

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Welcoming you, in person and virtually.

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Your education, your way

Brandeis is a medium-sized, top-tier research university with a flexible, student-first mindset, endless opportunities and resources, and a shared commitment to making a difference. It's a world-class education that's as much about values as it is about value.

Why Brandeis?

Get to Know Us

What does it mean to be Brandeisian? It's about intellectual curiosity, personal integrity and striving to have an impact. The rest is up to you.


Brandeisian Stories

Explore student stories and testimonials, and begin picturing yourself here.

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Connect With Students

Get the inside scoop from a current Brandeis student ambassador.

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Activities and Recreation

Part of being who you are is doing what you love.

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Life After Brandeis

Learn about all the amazing places a Brandeis education can take you.

We're a little bit different

Founded in 1948, at a time when Jewish students and other minorities faced discrimination in higher education, Brandeis was established by the American Jewish community. From the start, Brandeis has welcomed students of all backgrounds and beliefs. 

Jewish at Brandeis
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of demonstrated financial need met — for everyone.

You Can Afford Brandeis
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Explore Your Options

With more than $71 million in funded grants and scholarships awarded to undergraduates each year, a Brandeis education can be more affordable than you might think.

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An Elite Research University

Broad-based liberal arts education within an experiential, research-driven intellectual environment means hands-on learning, unprecedented access to field-leading faculty and the flexibility to create a career path that is truly your own.

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By the Numbers


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1 in 5

Undergraduates are international students

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More facts and figures

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Boston and Waltham

A vibrant suburban campus just nine miles from a truly global college city means our students enjoy the best of both worlds.

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