Brown University

Mission StatementThe mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation, and the world by...
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.

Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Providence, RI
  • Student Body: 10,095
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.brown.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 8.49%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 8.49%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2019
  • International Students: 15%
  • Application Fee: $75
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $52,231
  • Grad Tuition: $52,231
  • Room and Board: $14,020
  • Books and Supplies: $1,571
  • Other Fees: $1,188
  • Average Net Price: $25,651
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,637
  • Men / Women Ratio: 745 / 892
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 705 - 780
  • Median SAT Math Range: 700 - 790
  • Median ACT Range: 31 - 31
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 8
  • % of International Students: 15%
  • International Testing: Recommended
  • Total International Students: 246
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Social Sciences: 16%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 11%
  • Computer Science: 9%
  • Engineering: 9%
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 7%

Academic Programs

Brown University offers 254 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Social Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsBrown University offers 90 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsBrown University offers 75 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsBrown University offers 89 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 95%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 97%
  • 1st Year Retention: 98%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $76,500
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 10,095
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 41%
  • Non-resident, alien: 18%
  • Asian Students: 13%
  • Hispanic Students: 10%
  • Unknown: 7%
  • Black Students: 6%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%