Brandeis University

Brandeis Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Brandeis? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Brandeis University 2021 diversity report are below.

Brandeis Student Population

How Many Students Attend Brandeis University?

Brandeis total enrollment is approximately 5,825 students.

3,673 are undergraduates and 1,633 are graduate students.

Brandeis Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Brandeis undergraduate population is made up of 61% women, and 39% men.

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Brandeis Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,685
International 727
Asian 526
Hispanic 304
Black or African American 194
Multi-Ethnic 140
Unknown 88
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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Brandeis Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

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

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Brandeis Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 789
White 539
Asian 80
Hispanic 78
Black or African American 55
Unknown 54
Multi-Ethnic 34
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Brandeis achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #151 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  151 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  95.73 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Brandeis Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Brandeis is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Brandeis is ranked 857 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  857 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  77.41 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Brandeis Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,454
International 1,629
Asian 649
Hispanic 405
Black or African American 276
Unknown 213
Multi-Ethnic 185
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Brandeis University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Brandeis ranks 1,784 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1784 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  52.94 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,418 female students and 2,407 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.

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

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in 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.

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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.

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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%.

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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

Footnotes

*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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