Class of 2023

Ninety-eight percent of the Brandeis Class of 2023 is employed, attending graduate school, or engaged in other meaningful activities within six months of graduation.

54% of graduates are employed. 43% are attending graduate school. 1% are engaged in other activities (other includes research fellowships, travel and volunteering). 2% are seeking.

This data includes Brandeisians who graduated in December 2022, May 2023 and August 2023. Class of 2023 results are based on a 60% response rate within six months of graduation. All reported data are confirmed by the student, employer or graduate school.

Employment at a Glance

Brandeis graduates are hired by top employers in a variety of sectors and industries.

The Class of 2023 reported an average full-time starting salary of $63,291, and 24% reported a first-year bonus ranging from $1,000 - $50,000.

Salary varies greatly by location and industry. Average full-time starting salary in Computer Science/IT/Engineering is $95,884 and the average full-time starting salary in Healthcare is $47,584.


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*Other includes fellowships, travel and volunteering.

New for the Class of 2023

The Class of 2023 destinations mirror shifts in the job market and work environment. The percentage of international students pursuing further study increased from 47% in 2022 to 61%, reflecting their concerns about the job market. Overall, there was a decrease in the number of students still seeking opportunities. In 2023, the percentage of students of color seeking employment was cut in half, as those with confirmed plans increased.

Entry-level roles are shifting more in-person as companies place a high value on face-to-face interactions, especially for new employees. For the Class of 2023, 52% of students employed full-time indicated they were working fully in-person, only 5% were working fully remote.

How Brandeis Compares

Brandeis graduates consistently meet or outperform their peers on nationally reported surveys of similar institutions.

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A graph depicting Class of 2023 job offer dates.

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August and April prior to graduation remain the most popular times for receiving job offers, but the date of job offer varies by industry, see the industry recruiting timeline for more information.

Sample Employers and Roles

A selection of notable employers and roles graduates went on to in 2023 can be found in the gallery below.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Clinical Research Coordinator; Microsoft, Software Engineer; Deloitte & Touche LLP, Analyst; Kraft Sports and Entertainment, Sports Management Associate; Jewish Federations, Communications Associate
Boeing Company, Software Engineer; Massachusetts Audubon Society, Service Member; Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Fiscal Policy Analyst; Nasdaq, Data Scientist;  NBCUniversal Media, Production Intern

Sample Graduate Schools

Brandeis graduates are admitted to top graduate and professional programs worldwide. The gallery below holds a selection of notable schools graduates went on to attend in 2023.

Harvard, Penn, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Boston College, Duke
Georgetown, Boston University, Tufts, NYU, Carnegie Mellon, Simmons, SUNY Stony Brook