Located just nine miles outside of Boston, Brandeis University sits atop a beautifully landscaped, 235-acre campus in Waltham, Massachusetts. As you walk around campus and explore the Waltham/Boston area, you will begin to get a sense of the vicinity's abundant history, plentiful cultural and recreational opportunities, and wealth of educational resources.
Founded in 1948, Brandeis University is one of the most renowned private research universities in the country. The Brandeis community is united in the belief that through acquiring and sharing knowledge, we can work together to improve the world. Brandeis provides the intimacy and personal attention of a small liberal arts college while offering exceptional research opportunities.
In addition to the Heller School, the university includes the undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences, the Brandeis International Business School, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. Brandeis is consistently ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report and is a member of the Association of American Universities, which represents the 61 leading research universities in the United States and Canada.