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)
Brandeis University Programs
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Masters: Fees vary for each program.
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Bachelors: January 1
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Brandeis University Rankings
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1. Brandeis University Wien International Scholarship
The Wien International Scholarship Program (WISP) at Brandeis University, established in 1958, is a first-of-its-kind bringing students from every corner of the globe to campus and engaging the entire community to be active global citizens. The vision and generosity of its namesake, Lawrence A. and Mae L. Wien, and the entire Wien family continues to be illustrated in the dedicated students and alumni who serve as leaders on campus and throughout the world in the areas of science, the arts, politics, business, and the humanities. Wien Scholars are identified not only by their academic achievement, but for their contributions inside and outside of the classroom prior to, during, and after their years at Brandeis. Since its inception, the Wien International Scholarship Program has brought over 860 scholars from 112 countries to Brandeis, and its graduates continue to be committed to Brandeis University and to improving the world.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Wien Scholarships are awarded to exceptionally accomplish international applicants who demonstrate strong academic achievement as well as significant extracurricular or community involvement.
Should get admitted to Brandeis University.
Should enroll for a full-time degree.
Should be in need of financial assistance.
Should have a good academic record.
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