Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

Brandeis University says, "Brandeis University is a community of scholars and students united by their commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and its transmission from generation to generation. As a research university, Brandeis is dedicated to the advancement of the humanities, arts and social, natural and physical sciences. As a liberal arts college, Brandeis affirms the importance of a broad and critical education in enriching the lives of students and preparing them for full participation in a changing society, capable of promoting their own welfare, yet remaining deeply concerned about the welfare of others." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.brandeis.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,635
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:83%
  • Tuition & Fees:$53,537 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Social Science" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because the "School Distribution" requirement in the School of Science may be satisfied by mathematics and computer science courses with little science or college-level math content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/07/2019

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