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Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $68,428
Tuition and Fees $51,548
Room and Board $14,380
 
Books and Supplies $1,000
Other Expenses $1,500
Payment Plans Installment plan
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail finaid@brandeis.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On or about April 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002133
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement  
PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 478 (59.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 373 (78.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 369 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 333 (90.2%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 95%
Average Award $43,340
  Need-Based Gift Received by 356 (96.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $40,150
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 325 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,227
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 27 (7.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 102 (12.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,805
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 2,010 (55.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 1,808 (90.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 1,789 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 1,226 (68.5%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 96%
Average Award $41,876
  Need-Based Gift Received by 1,694 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,351
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 1,658 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,022
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 87 (4.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 282 (7.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,200
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 55%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $32,922
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 5.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid Not reported
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans Available
Other Loans College/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,707