Brown University

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island


Brown University

Brown University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Providence, Rhode Island. The campus is situated in a midsize city area and is home to 7,160 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Brown University?

Admission into Brown University is extremely competitive with an acceptance rate of 7%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 9% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 6%.

What SAT score is required for Brown University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1440 to 1570.

What ACT score is required for Brown University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 33 to 35.

How much does it cost to attend Brown University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Brown University for an academic year is $58,404. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $19,086 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $58,404 to $77,490 for an academic year. 56% of undergraduate students at Brown University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $27,218.

What degrees are offered at Brown University?

The degrees offered at Brown University include "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate", "master's degree" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at Brown University?

The most popular programs/majors at Brown University include "Computer Science", "Economics"" and "Applied Mathematics".

What is the graduation rate at Brown University?

The graduation rate at Brown University is 96%.

What is the debt of graduating Brown University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Brown University students is $13,500 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $89,100.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

6

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Providence

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Midsize City

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$46,674

General

Address

One Prospect Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02912

College Website

www.brown.edu

Phone

(401) 863-1000

Online Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org

Admissions

Brown University has an acceptance rate of 7%. The acceptance rate of 7% implies that for every 100 students that applied 7 students got accepted. 38,674 students appied to Brown University. 7% of the students that applied got accepted, and 61% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

38,674

Acceptance Rate

7%

The SAT composite score at Brown University ranged from 1440 to 1570. The ACT composite score at Brown University ranged from 33 to 35.

SAT Composite1440 - 1570
ACT Composite33 - 35
Application Fee$75
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Brown University for an academic year can be broken down into $57,112 for tuition, $1,292 for fees, $1,632 for books and supplies, $15,332 for room and board and $2,122 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$58,404
Tuition$57,112
Fees$1,292
Books and supplies$1,632
Room and board$15,332
Other expenses$2,122
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Students

Brown University has 7,160 undergradute students. 47% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 53% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

7,160

Enrollment by gender

47%

47% men

53%

53% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Brown University is 96%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 94% compared to 97% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Brown University is 98%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

96%

Graduation Rate by Gender

94%

94% men

97%

97% women

Retention Rate

98%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Brown University is $89,100 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $47,900 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $103,100.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$89,100

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$47,900 - $103,100

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

89%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Brown University is 92% compared to 8% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

92%

92% percent_working

8%

8% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Brown University include "Computer Science" with 185 graduates followed by "Economics" with 162 graduates, "Applied Mathematics" with 146 graduates, "Biology, General" with 120 graduates and "Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations" with 91 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Computer Science185
Economics162
Applied Mathematics146
Biology, General120
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations91

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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