By the Numbers

By Jarret Bencks
Photography by Dan Holmes and Gaelen Morse
August 28, 2023

The Class of 2027 has officially arrived.

The newest Brandeisians filled their residence halls and said goodbye to their families on Move-In Day, on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023.

As they get to know each other, get to know about them with these facts and figures.

Total expected enrollment

Student sitting on campus
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
  • The Class of 2027 has an expected enrollment of 873.
  • They join an undergraduate student body comprised of 3,591 students in all.

Academics and admissions

Overhead of students seated at tables working on computers
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
  • 3.9 is the average high school GPA.
  • 1410-1510 is  SAT middle 50%.
  • 35% is the overall acceptance rate.

Who they are

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Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
  • 20% are from countries outside of the U.S.
  • Representing 40 states and 33 countries.
  • 18% are first-generation college students.

On campus

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Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
  • 3,591 estimated undergraduate enrollment
  • 1,470 estimated full-time graduate students
  • 35% students of color
  • 398 full-time faculty
  • 10:1 student-faculty ratio