Established in 1948, Brandeis University is located in Waltham, Massachusetts and is spread over 235 acres of land. The university is named after the first Jewish justice in Supreme Court.
Brandeis University follows a semester based academic calendar. It’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management is USA’s first school which joined academic area of social welfare and policy. The university comprises of schools and colleges which provide various programs at undergraduate and graduate levels: College of Arts and Sciences, International Business School, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Heller School for Social Policy and Management and School of Continuing Studies.
The university has a student population of over 5,600 of which more than 3,700 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 10:1 and has the acceptance rate of 34%.The university has a strong liberal art focus, and a quarter of its students come from outside the United States. The Heller School of Social Policy is ranked as one of the top 10 policy schools in the United States.
Notable Alumni: David Crane, Marta Kauffman (co-creators, “Friends”), Tim Morehouse (Olympic medal-winning fencer), Robert Zimmer (President, University of Chicago)
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