Named after the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis, Brandeis University is a private research university with a liberal arts focus founded in 1948. It is the only non-sectarian Jewish-sponsored college/university in the country. It is located at 415 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts, about nine miles West of Boston. The university occupies 235 acres of attractive suburban property that houses 100 academic and residential buildings.
Brandeis University’s College of Arts and Sciences offers 43 different majors and 47 minors through its various department and interdepartmental programs. The Brandeis International Business School offers degree programs in the Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Finance and Ph. D. in International Economics and Finance. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers master’s and doctoral programs in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, creative arts and humanities. The Heller School for Social Policy and Management offers degree programs through its M.A. in Sustainable International Development, M.S. in International Health Policy and Management, M.B.A., with a focus on public and nonprofit sectors, M.P.P. with a focus on social policy and Ph. D. in Social Policy. The Rabb School of Continuing Studies offers programs through its three divisions namely the Graduate Professional Studies, Summer School and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
The annual average cost of attending Brandeis is $ 37,566.00. Housing cost is estimated at $ 6,074.00 while meal plans cost $ 4,728.00 annually. Other expenses include mandatory fees of $ 1,204.00, $ 1,000.00 for books and an estimate of $ 1,500.00 for personal expenses. Full-time undergraduate enrollment is 3,185, with a student/faculty ratio of 9:1. Brandeis’ academic calendar is comprised of two 15-week semesters. The university’s 11 campus residence areas provide a wide variety of housing options.
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