Friday, 22 July 2011

Brandeis University

Brandeis University (read / brændaɪs /) is a private American research university with a liberal arts focus. It is located in the southwest corner of Waltham, Massachusetts, nine miles (14 km) west of Boston. The university has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students. In 2010, he was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as number 34 national university in the United States.

Forbes listed 57 Brandeis University in the number of all national universities and liberal arts schools combined in 2010.

Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a mixed sectarian institution in the place of the former Middlesex University. The university is named after Louis Brandeis (1856-1941), the first Jewish judge Deputy of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Brandeis University

Brandeis UniversityType: Private
Endowment: US $620 million
President: Frederick M. Lawrence
Academic staff: 326 full-time, 139 part-time
Admin. staff: 961 full-time, 216 part-time
Undergraduates: 3,185
Postgraduates: 1,872
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, USA United States
Campus: Suburban, 235 acres (1.00 km²)
Phone: (781) 736-2000

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