Brandeis University

Brandeis University

      private, coeducational institution of higher learning at Waltham, Massachusetts, founded in 1948 as the first Jewish-sponsored nonsectarian university in the United States. It was named for Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis (Brandeis, Louis).

      The main components of the university are a college and graduate school of arts and sciences. The college has schools of science, social science, humanities, and creative arts. The university's Lown School of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies offers programs and research in ancient and modern Jewish thought, history, and culture. A graduate program for Jewish Communal Services prepares students for professional careers in Jewish communities. The Florence Heller Graduate School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare awards doctorates in social-welfare policy. Total undergraduate enrollment is about 3,000, and there are some 1,200 graduate students.

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