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Brandeis Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Brandeis diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Brandeis Student Population

5,440 Total Students
3,465 Undergraduates
1,382 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Brandeis University?

Brandeis total enrollment is approximately 5,440 students. 3,465 are undergraduates and 1,382 are graduate students.

Brandeis Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Brandeis undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Brandeis Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,513
International 698
Asian 520
Hispanic 288
Black or African American 192
Multi-Ethnic 134
Unknown 111
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Brandeis Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 55% of full-time grad students are women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Brandeis Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 571
International 469
Hispanic 91
Asian 85
Black or African American 74
Unknown 54
Multi-Ethnic 35
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Brandeis Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,310
International 1,343
Asian 645
Hispanic 403
Black or African American 290
Unknown 255
Multi-Ethnic 181
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Brandeis University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,234
Asian 119
Black or African American 65
Multi-Ethnic 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Brandeis.

Brandeis Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 3,185 female students and 2,255 male students at Brandeis.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Brandeis is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.43 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Brandeis faculty.

There are approximately 1,085 female teachers and 860 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

70.72% Out of State
18.67% Out of the Country

Brandeis ranks 89 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

70.72% of Brandeis students come from out of state, and 18.67% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  95 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 41 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 200
New York 110
California 52
New Jersey 47
Connecticut 30

International Students at Brandeis

Students from 101 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Brandeis.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
57.52% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.26 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Brandeis, 57.52% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,718
18-19 1,573
22-24 971
25-29 688
35 and over 390
30-34 331
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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