Brown University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Brown University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 9,460 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1764 and is one of the 6 schools located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
111
Good
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 111 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Medical, Economics, Engineering, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
98%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at Brown University is excellent at 98% (well above Rhode Island average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Brown University is outstanding - 96%.

Student to faculty ratio at Brown University is good -- 9:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,400
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $48,300 per year. The additional fees at Brown University beyond tuition are nearly $1,100, which comes to $49,400 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
9%
Hard
According to recent data, 30,396 applications were submitted and 2,885 were accepted; so it is extremely 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
$8,000
High
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
Unsafe
Brown University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 5,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high, approximately $8,000 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Brown University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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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