Brown University

#10 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Providence, RIDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree9,781 Students9.31 % Acceptance Ratio7:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Brown University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Providence, Rhode Island. It has a total enrollment of 9,781 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 7:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 9.31% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio9.31 %
    Admission Yield55.77 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$75
    Graduate Application Fees$75

    The acceptance ratio is 9.31% last year at Brown University where total 32,390 students applied and 3,014 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$53,419
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$53,205
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,060

    The tuition & fees at Brown University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $53,419.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,060 when living on campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    Brown University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Brown University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Brown University

Key Stats for Brown University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Brown University$53,419
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Rhode Island$35,502

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Rhode Island55.83%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Rhode Island77.89%

Student Population small

Brown University9,781
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Rhode Island41,979

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Rhode Island74.13%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Rhode Island151

Brown University's Mission

The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation, and the world by discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation. We do this through a partnership of students and teachers in a unified community known as a university-college.

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