Founded in 1948 in Waltham, Massachusetts, Brandeis University is a private research university with a liberal arts focus. Our commitment to the pursuit of education paired with a pragmatic approach to solving real-world problems affords our students a richer academic experience. Our faculty is celebrated for its innovative research and creative contributions.
Brandeis is highly ranked among the top tier educational institutions in the country. Our pledge to academic excellence and dedication to the advancement and enrichment of our students means a broad, yet critically-focused environment. Our students have gone on to win Pulitzer and Nobel prizes, invent cutting-edge products and techniques, and serve in global leadership positions.