Founded in 1948, Brandeis University is one of the top tier national universities located in the southwestern corner of Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. The University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It has earned Phi Beta Kappa recognition just 14 years after its founding.

Ranking Profile:

- Brandeis University is ranked 31st among Tier 1 National Universities (USNWR 2012).

- Named the 31st "Most Stressful College" by The Daily Beast in 2010.

- Brandeis was the fourth-highest ranked university in Massachusetts, behind Harvard (tied for No. 1), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (tied for fourth) and Tufts (tied for 28th) in the US News 2010 edition of “America's Best Colleges”.

- Brandeis University is ranked 234th among the world's best institutions by QS World University Rankings™ (2009).

- 64th among Top Graduate Physics Programs (USNWR 2009).

- 24th among 50 Best Values in Private Colleges according to Kiplinger.com (2009).

- 30th among 567 undergraduate institutions and top 15 among national research universities in a ranking by Forbes.com.

- Ranked 21st among the top 25 national universities in the country, according to the rankings by the Center for College Affordability & Productivity (CCAP).

- Placed among the global top 100 (#97) for Life Sciences & Biomedicine (Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2008).

- 48th in the US News ranking of Best Graduate Schools in Biological Sciences 2008.

- One of the "Top 20 Small Research Universities" based on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index (2006–07).

- 19th in the NRC Rankings of Top Universities in Neurosciences (2007).

- 51st in the US News Ranking of Top English PhD Programs (2006).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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