Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
4-year Private-university

Overview

Brown University is a private institution established in 1764 with city setting located at Providence.It is ranked 14 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices a semester-based academic calendar. All students at Brown are required to live on campus for their first six semesters, and housing options include traditional singles, doubles and suites. With around 400 student organizations on campus ranging from The Brown Jug comedy magazine to Brown Ballroom Dance, students can find a way to pursue their interests.

#14 in National Unibersities
Setting
Urban
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1764
Selectivity Very High
Size Medium
6988 Undergraduates

Learning

7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$73992
Cost of Attendance
$27496
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $55656
Outstate Tuition Fee $55656
Room and Board Fees $14670
$63100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

9% (Very High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Most Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
4.08 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Mar
01
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
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Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Feb
01
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ 47438 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$44435 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $73992
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Feb 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, CSS

Merit Scholarships

Not Available

Other Scholarships

Not Available

Students

6988 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
98% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
95% Students graduate within 6 years