Brandeis University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Brandeis University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Brandeis University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,582 out of 10,528 applicants or 34% were admitted making Brandeis University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Brandeis University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 670
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1340
SAT Scores for Brandeis University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 740
SAT Math 75th 780
SAT Composite 75th 1510
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Brandeis University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1340 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1255. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1425 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Brandeis University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1510 and Above Good >47%
1425 to 1510 Avg + 34%-47%
1340 to 1425 Avg - 23%-34%
1255 to 1340 Reach 15%-23%
Less than 1255 Low <15%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Brandeis University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 29
ACT Math 25th 28
ACT Composite 25th 29
ACT Scores for Brandeis University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 32
ACT Composite 75th 32
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Brandeis University?

Admission data indicates that Brandeis University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 29 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Brandeis University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brandeis University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >51%
30 to 32 Avg + 34%-51%
29 to 30 Avg - 27%-34%
28 to 29 Reach 20%-27%
Less than 28 Low <20%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Brandeis University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Brandeis University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,354 4,174 10,528
Accepted 2,153 1,429 3,582
Acceptance Rate 34% 34% 34%
Enrolled 469 333 802
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 23% 22%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brandeis University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Brandeis University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Brandeis University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165015 IPEDS survey data for Brandeis University.

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