About Brown University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Brown University cost?

Brown University Cost of Attendance
In-state $51,366
Out-of-state $51,366
On-Campus Room and Board $13,200
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $25,264
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Brown University Financial Aid and Debt

89%

Students paying down their debt

$15,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$155

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 57% $39,154
Federal Grants 13% $5,852
Pell grants 13% $4,488
Other federal grants 5% $3,500
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 1% $632
Institutional grants or scholarships 43% $38,543
Student loan aid 23% $7,172
Federal student loans 22% $6,230
Other student loans 3% $17,573

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Brown University Admissions

What is Brown University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 9%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 67% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-780
SAT Math 690-790
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 49% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Brown University Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

8

Forbes Ranking

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

96%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 7214
Living on campus
Transfer Students 15%
Under Age 25 37%
Gender Balance
Men
46%
Women
54%

Student Diversity

79%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
41.78%
Unknown
27.50%
Asian
12.97%
Hispanic or Latino
10.95%
Black or African American
6.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.40%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.14%

Brown University Graduation Success

98%

First Year Student Retention

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$63,100

Average Salary After Graduation

About Brown University

Address

One Prospect Street
Providence, RI

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify