How much does Brown University cost?

Brown University Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,419
Out-of-state $53,419
On-Campus Room and Board $14,020
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $25,651
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $5,335
$30,000-$48,000 $5,459
$48,000-$75,000 $12,181
$75,000-$110,000 $20,042
Over $110,000 $45,773

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 58% $40,393
Federal Grants 13% $5,779
Pell grants 13% $4,378
Other federal grants 5% $3,494
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 1% $2,524
Institutional grants or scholarships 41% $40,817
Student loan aid 23% $7,794
Federal student loans 22% $6,271
Other student loans 3% $20,090

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 280 Up to $500
Visit a college campus 284 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 142 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 151 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 303 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Brown University Admissions

What is Brown University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 8%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 55% of applicants
SAT Reading 705-780
SAT Math 700-790
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 61% of applicants
Composite Score 31-35

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Brown University Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

9

Forbes Ranking

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

95%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

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

Student Diversity

79%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
41.65%
Unknown
26.50%
Asian
13.68%
Hispanic or Latino
11.38%
Black or African American
6.20%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.42%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.18%

Brown University Graduation Success

98%

First Year Student Retention

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$63,100

Average Salary After Graduation

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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.

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