Brown University

Acceptance Rate 5.51 %
SAT Average 1,515
2023 Tuition & Fees $65,146
Student Population 10,696
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $51,907

Academic Overview

Brown University Campus, Providence, RI
Brown University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $65,146 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $63,866.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,696 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 5.51% and the graduation rate is 96% last year.
The salary after graduation from Brown University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $89,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Brown's tuition & fees is $65,146. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $63,866.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Brown. The acceptance rate of Brown is 5.51% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 66.39%. The average graduation rate is 96% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $51,907 and 48% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,696 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Brown University is 5.51 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Brown University is 96 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Brown University is 98 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Brown University is 10,696
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Brown University is 6 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $51,907 at Brown University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressOne Prospect Street, Providence, RI 2912
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org/
Financial Aidhttps://www.brown.edu/about/administration/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://npc.collegeboard.org/app/brown
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/veterans-and-commissioning-programs/student-veteran-portal/frequently-asked-questions#gibill
Disability Servicehttps://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/accessibility-services/

Offered Degrees

Brown offers 274 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree940
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree870
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship900
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Brown University does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Brown University.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,013)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,292)

Veterans Benefits

Brown University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges