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Brandeis University is a Private not-for-profit school located in Waltham, MA. Brandeis University has a total enrollment of 5,752 with a graduation rate of 86% and a student/faculty ratio of 10:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Brandeis University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Brandeis University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$30,383
Avg. price for students living on campus$68,125
Avg. price for students living off campus$65,075


Total applicants10,528
Total admissions3,582
Admission rate34%
Application fee$80
Average staff salary$113,886

25th percentile score

SAT math650
SAT reading600
SAT writing640
ACT composite29

75th percentile score

SAT math770
SAT reading700
SAT writing710
ACT composite32

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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