Brandeis University

United States of America

251st US-News World Ranking

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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The graduate program in anthropology offers a master of arts degree designed to provide an organized course of study for students who wish to pursue inquiry into anthropology beyond the baccalaureate level and to become acquainted with professional work in anthropology. Graduate training is based on core courses in the history, theories, and methods of anthropology and opportunities to pursue a wide range of theoretical, ethnographic and archaeological interests. Our graduate students specialize in either sociocultural anthropology or anthropological archaeology. Training for independent research is stressed, with particular emphasis on theoretical issues and fieldwork.

An online application, An application fee, Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office, Two letters of recommendation, A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume, A statement of purpose, Test scores.

Education/Outreach, Administration/Management, Archaeology, Ethnography/Cultural Anthropology,Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Evaluation/Assessment, Historic Preservation Health (international/public health), Museum/Curation/Project Design Environment and Natural Resources

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The doctoral degree in anthropology at Brandeis is designed to train students as professional anthropologists and archaeologists, both within and outside the academy. Intensive training for independent research is stressed, with particular emphasis on comparative studies, theoretical grounding, and ethnographic as well as archaeological fieldwork.

An online application, An application fee, Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office, Two letters of recommendation, A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume, A statement of purpose, Test scores.

Academia, Development, Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), Business, University professors, Direct nonprofit organizations, Consultants, Advisers and Researchers.

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This program is designed for Brandeis undergraduates who are interested in taking additional Computer Science courses their senior year and completing an MA the year after they obtain their undergraduate degree.

Completed application, Personal Statement or essay, Official copies of all high school transcripts, 2 teacher evaluation or letters of recommendation, School profile, Financial documentation

Technical Careers In Software Development, Computational Science, Networking, Information Systems, And Electronic Commerce, Professional Employment In Traditional Computer And Communications Industries, As Well As In Such Diverse Industries As Financial Services, Consulting Practices And Enabling Technology.

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The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Computer Science is designed for students who are interested in entering the work force in Computer Science, possibly after getting a master of arts degree, but are not strongly considering continuing on in a PhD program. Students who wish to pursue a more rigorous track are urged to consider the Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. We also encourage students who are completing a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science to consider completing a second major or minor.

Completed application, Personal Statement or essay, Official copies of all high school transcripts, 2 teacher evaluation or letters of recommendation, School profile, Financial documentation

Technical Careers In Software Development, Computational Science, Networking, Information Systems, And Electronic Commerce, Professional Employment In Traditional Computer And Communications Industries, As Well As In Such Diverse Industries As Financial Services, Consulting Practices And Enabling Technology.

1st Jan

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African, African-American and Caribbean thinkers have played a major role in defining the critical issues of our time, just as the culture of Africans and their descendants has transformed the cultures of the Americas and the world. A major or minor in African and Afro-American studies allows you to explore intellectual, cultural, economic, religious, social and historical issues related to Africans and people of African descent.Courses are drawn from, and use the methods of, several disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. You will develop the analytical tools to read different kinds of texts, to write persuasively, and to participate knowledgeably in debates about developments in Africa, as well as the United States and the rest of the Americas.

Completed application, Personal Statement or essay, Official copies of all high school transcripts, 2 teacher evaluation or letters of recommendation, School profile, Financial documentation

Cultural Resources Manager, Civil Services Worker, Social Worker, Human Resources, Journalist, Media Relations Specialist, Linguist/Interpreter, High School Teacher, Administrator, Professor, Student Affairs, University Administration, Peace Corps Staffer, Program Administrator, HIV/AIDS Activist, Foreign Service Specialist, Political Analyst, Public Administration, State and Local Government, Civil Service Work, Community Urban Planning, Public Affairs and Policy

1st Jan

a) Brandeis undergraduate application.

b) $80 application fee

c) Official high school transcripts and/or GED certificate, Mid-year report and School report.

d) Letter of recommendation (1- Teacher, 1- Secondary school official)

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores- SAT Range-1310-1430 (combined), ACT Composite (29-33)

g) Average GPA 3.95

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) Acceptance rate: 35% (2014)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $55,340

Masters: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Brandeis University is $15,890 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 1

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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United States of America
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US News
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Shanghai
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Times Higher Education
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University Stats

5752

Students

1383

International Students

3621

Undergraduates

2131

Postgraduate

576

Faculty Strength

8

International Faculty

10

Student Faculty Ratio

35
%

Acceptance Rate

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55340

Tuition Fees

$
15890

Living Cost

$
4543

Other Fees

3.9

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD