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Brandeis University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Waltham, MA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$78,515
Tuition and Fees
$59,635
Room and Board
$16,380
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,500
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@brandeis.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
January 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology 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
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
564 (63.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
451 (80.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
447 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Award
$47,398
Need-Based Gift
Received by 435 (97.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $44,006
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 388 (86.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,268
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 45 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
152 (17.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,542

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,946 (54.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,695 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,687 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,587 (94.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Award
$46,990
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,603 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,876
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,552 (92.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,792
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (6.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
495 (13.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,481

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,158
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
6.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS 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
None

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)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,470

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