Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

Brown University Overview

Student population

AddressOne Prospect Street
Providence, RI
School Websitewww.brown.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Brown University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Providence, Rhode Island that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 35,437 students applied to Brown University. Of those students, 2,718 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Brown University was $54,230, in addition to fees of $1,236. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Brown University.

Brown University has a 95% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Brown University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Brown University acceptance rate is 8%. To put this into perspective, 2,718 of the 35,437 students who applied to Brown University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Brown University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Brown University had an SAT score between the range of 1,420 and 1,550. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Brown University was between 32 and 35 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Brown University as part of their application.

Brown University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Brown University, the tuition for in-state residents is $54,230. Combined with fees of $1,236, room and board costs of $14,670, other expenses of $2,071 and the $1,595 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $55,466 in tuition.

Students at Brown University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Brown University was $6,296 last year, with 14% of students being awarded federal aid.

Brown University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio6:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Brown University.

Brown University has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 4% of students come from in-state and 15% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Brown University is 6:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Brown University Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
ENGINEERING
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

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