Brown University: Review & Facts

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Brown University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 8,885 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1764 and is one of the 6 schools located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
109
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Brown University.

Brown University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 109 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Medical, Economics, Political Science, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
97%
The rate of student retention at Brown University is excellent at 97% (well above Rhode Island average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Brown University is outstanding - 95%.

Student to faculty ratio at Brown University is good -- 8:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,900
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $42,900 per year. The additional fees at Brown University beyond tuition are nearly $1,000, which comes to $43,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Brown University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
10%
According to recent data, 28,742 applications were submitted and 2,759 were accepted; so it is challenging to be accepted at this school.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Brown University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,000
Brown University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Brown University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Brown University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 4,800 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, approximately $7,000 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Brown University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Brown University Location and Maps



Post Address: Brown University, One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
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