Silver League
Brandeis University

USA

Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453, United States

236 World
rank
88 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1948
Short name:
Brandeis U
Type:
Private
Students:
5500
Faculty:
440
Faculty/Students Ratio:
12
:
1
Web-site:
www.brandeis.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Waltham, MA
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 236 62.359
Teaching 282 56.518
Research 238 63.518
International Diversity 291 57.21
Financial Sustainability 203 72.635
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 432 37.822
Research Perfomance Rankings 223 64.178
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TEACHING
World Rank: 282
Country rank: 94
Score: 56.518
League: Silver League
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Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 238
Country rank: 85
Score: 63.518
League: Silver League
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 291
Country rank: 61
Score: 57.21
League: Silver League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 203
Country rank: 72
Score: 72.635
League: Silver League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Brandeis University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher learning and research. Founded in 1948 by the American Jewish community, Brandeis brings to American higher education a unique cultural perspective reflecting Jewish traditions of scholarship and community service and the commitment to social justice personified by Louis Dembitz Brandeis, the distinguished Supreme Court justice for whom the university is named. While Brandeis maintains a special relationship with the Jewish community, it is not affiliated with any religious organization, it offers no theological instruction and it welcomes students and faculty of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Mission Statement

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. In a world of challenging social and technological transformation, Brandeis remains a center of open inquiry and teaching, cherishing its independence from any doctrine or government. It strives to reflect the heterogeneity of the United States and of the world community whose ideas and concerns it shares. In the belief that the most important learning derives from the personal encounter and joint work of teacher and student, Brandeis encourages undergraduates and postgraduates to participate with distinguished faculty in research, scholarship and artistic activities. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of the American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and political orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression. The university that carries the name of the justice who stood for the rights of individuals must be distinguished by academic excellence, by truth pursued wherever it may lead and by awareness of the power and responsibilities that come with knowledge.