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Brandeis University

Department of Mathematics

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Mathematics is located in Waltham, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test (recommended)
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
37
Accepted
11
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 3
Male (13)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algebra, analysis, topology, combinatorics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Joel Bellaiche
Department Chair
Email: jbellaic@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2803