Brandeis University
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1948
Address: 415 South Street
Introduction

Brandeis University Founded in 1948, Brandeis University is named for the late Louis Dembitz Brandeis, the distinguished associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and reflects the ideals of academic excellence and social justice he personified. The only nonsectarian Jewish-founded institution of higher learning in the United States, Brandeis is one of the world’s youngest private research universities. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings inception. Located on 235 rolling acres nine miles west of Boston in Waltham, Brandeis distinguished faculty are dedicated to the education and support of 3,600 undergraduates and more than 2,000 graduate students. Brandeis combines the faculty and resources of a world-class research institution with the intimacy and personal attention of a small liberal arts college. For students, that means unsurpassed access - both in and out of the classroom - to a distinguished faculty known for groundbreaking research, scholarship and artistic output. As a research university, Brandeis promotes strong interdisciplinary research, particularly in the sciences, and collaborative teaching opportunities across disciplines.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
301-400
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
301-400
2017
201-300
2018
301-400
2019
301-400
2020
301-400
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Biological Sciences
51-75
Public Health
151-200
Physics
201-300
Human Biological Sciences
301-400
Economics
301-400
Mathematics
401-500
Chemistry
401-500
Education
401-500
Key Statistics
5288
Total Enrollment
1483(28.0%)
International Students
3625
Undergraduate Enrollment
761(21.0%)
International Students
1663
Graduate Enrollment
722(43.4%)
International Students