|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||12%|
|Student to faculty ratio||7:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,004 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Brown University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 32,390 applications and only 3,014 students were granted admission. Brown University is at the #7 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 49% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 67% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1370 to 1570|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Brown University's tuition was $50,224 for all students regardless of residency (87.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 57% of Brown University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,459 (which is 1.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Brown University in 2016-2017, was 360, which is 22% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,401 (which is 8.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Brown University has enrolled a total of 9,781 students (9,196 students full-time and 585 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 9,781 students, 61 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 6,926 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,855 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 18%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Brown University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||202|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||8%||153|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||100|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||93|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||87|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||71|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Brown University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Brown University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $49,600. Last year, out of the total 838 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 763 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,093 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 995 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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