Tuition and Fees

A typical first-year undergraduate student in residence at Brandeis during the 2019-2020 academic year can expect the following expenses.  Brandeis reserves the right to changes its fees at any time.

Please note that if you receive aid, and will live off campus/commute from home, your aid may be affected by this choice. Please meet with your financial aid advisor to discuss the impact of this decision.  All first-year students are required to live on campus. 

Expense Type Cost



Required Fees (All Students)


Room (Basic Double)


Board (12 meals + 850 pts/sem)

Total $73,076

In addition to the above costs, students must also plan for the cost of books, supplies, personal expenses, and travel. The above does not include the new student fee, the international student fee, the health insurance premium, or the graduation fee, if applicable. Please note that actual costs may also vary based on individual room and board choices.

Please use the Cost of Attendance Calculator to determine actual costs.