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Brandeis University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Brandeis University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, giving them the freedom to provide merit-based financial support to graduate students and undergraduate students as a whole.


The university offers various types of Scholarships:

  • Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) Scholarship: The ALPFA Scholarship is provided to students who are members of the ALPFA itself. Students are chosen on the basis of their contribution to Brandeis University.

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship: The students who can apply for Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship must be from MA, Accelerated MA, MBA, Accelerated MBA, MSBA and MSF programs taught in Brandeis University.

  • Dean's Scholarship: Dean’s Scholarship is provided to all exceptional merit holder students.

For more details on scholarships, please visit the official website.


University provides various aids and financial supports to students.Grants offered by Brandeis University are :

  • Provost Award: It is awarded to Brandeis University’s doctoral candidate's. The award amount ranges from $500-$1,000.

  • Travel and Research Grants: Students must be enrolled in the graduate program. Award amounts range from $150 -$300.Students are provided this grant to cover thesis or major project related expenses.

  • GSAS Master's Research Fund: GSAS Master's Research Fund provides students financial aid which is required for the research during the master degree. Amount ranges up to $300.

Brandeis University's official website provides more details on federal aid grants, state grants and institutional grants.

Financial Aid Breakdown

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Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


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State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


After providing so many aids to students, Brandeis University has managed to accumulate a staggering amount of aids awarded, with the amount estimated to be $75,563,882. About 59% of the students who applied for it receive the aid.

  • Federal Grant average aid is $6,188 with the percentage of students receiving it standing at 16%.

  • Pell Grant average aid is $4,822 and the percentage of students receiving it is 16%.

  • 4% of students receive State Grants that contain an average aid of $3,577.

  • Institution Grant average aid worth an average of $29,331 is received by 62% of students applying for it.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Brandeis University provides aid to students on the basis of family income of the student. Income bracket varies which leads to change in aid.

The Federal aid for the family income ranging between $0 to 30,000 is a bit higher as the need is also high in that case so the aid provided is $53,786. When the income bracket becomes $30,001 to 48,000; the aid provided for it is $50,643. For an income range $48,001 to 75,000 the aid provided is $47,616.

As the income range becomes $75,001 to $110,000 the aid amount decreases to $37,268. When the range becomes $110,000 and more the aid amount becomes $17,117.

Student Loans for Brandeis University

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