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Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

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Overview

Student Population
9,948
Brown University overview
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Online brown.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Brown University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Brown University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 36,793 prospective students applied, and 2,822 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,756 enrolled in the school.  9,613 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 335 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $59,254 plus fees of $1,442. Brown is ranked 11 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Brown is rated within the top 3% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Brown University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1440/1560
ACT 33/35
Estimated GPA 3.94
Applications Accepted
7.7% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$59,254
Costs for Brown University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,642
Other Fees$1,442
Room and Board $15,908
Budget for Other Expenses$2,202
Total One Year Cost$80,448

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$87,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
95% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Brown University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 28%
Biology 9%
English and Literature 6%
General Studies 6%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217156 IPEDS survey data for Brown University.

Current students may use the Brown University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.