How much does Brown University cost?

Brown University Cost of Attendance
In-state $55,466
Out-of-state $55,466
On-Campus Room and Board $14,670
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $27,238
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $6,250
$30,000-$48,000 $5,589
$48,000-$75,000 $14,452
$75,000-$110,000 $21,447
Over $110,000 $47,403

Brown University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 60% $42,652
Federal Grants 14% $6,296
Pell grants 14% $4,642
Other federal grants 6% $3,463
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 1% $2,317
Institutional grants or scholarships 44% $42,278
Student loan aid 25% $8,232
Federal student loans 24% $7,251
Other student loans 3% $23,761

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Brown University Admissions

What is Brown University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 8%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 63% of applicants
SAT Reading 700-760
SAT Math 720-790
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 49% of applicants
Composite Score 32-35

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Brown University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 6988
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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About Brown University

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.


One Prospect Street
Providence, RI

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Midsize City
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