Brown University

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Carnegie Foundation Classification

Undergraduate: Arts & sciences focus high graduate coexistence
Graduate: Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary
Undergraduate Population: Full-time four-year more selective lower transfer-in
Enrollment: Majority undergraduate
Size & Setting: Medium four-year highly residential

Student Enrollment Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 574 431 1005
Black Non-Hispanic 206 286 492
Hispanic 213 332 545
Asian / Pacific Islander 415 573 988
American Indian / Alaskan Native 16 25 41
White Non-Hispanic 2103 2018 4121
Race Unknown 434 499 933

Student Graduation Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 45 51 96
Black Non-Hispanic 43 50 93
Hispanic 31 60 91
Asian / Pacific Islander 92 107 199
American Indian / Alaskan Native 5 5 10
White Non-Hispanic 300 367 667
Race Unknown 132 127 259

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning: No
ROTC - Army / Navy / Air Force: No
ROTC - Army: No
ROTC - Navy: No
ROTC - Air Force: No
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend College: No
Teacher Certification: Yes

Campus Crime Statistics

Aggravated Assault - Incidents: 1
Aggravated Assault - per thousand: 0.12
Forcible Rape - Incidents: N/A
Forcible Rape - per thousand: N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter - Incidents: N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter - per thousand: N/A
Robbery - Incidents: N/A
Robbery - per thousand: N/A
Violent Crime - Incidents: 1
Violent Crime - per thousand: 0.12
Arson - Incidents: 1
Arson - per thousand: 0.12
Burglary - Incidents: 83
Burglary - per thousand: 10.16
Larceny Theft - Incidents: 150
Larceny Theft - per thousand: 18.37
Vehicle Theft - Incidents: N/A
Vehicle Theft - per thousand: N/A
Property Crime - Incidents: 233
Property Crime - per thousand: 28.53

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

  In District In State Out of State
Full-time Undergraduate Tuition $35,584 $32,264 $35,584
Full-time Undergraduate Required Fee $758 $710 $758
Part-time Undergraduate per Credit Hour $1,112 $1,112 $1,112
Full-time Graduate Tuition $35,584 $35,584 $35,584
Full-time Graduate Required Fee $652 $652 $652
Part-time Graduate per Credit Hour $1,112 $1,112 $1,112
Total Cost of Attendance (On Campus) $48,660 $32,974 $48,660
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus without Family) $37,526 $37,526 $37,526
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus with Family) $37,526 $37,526 $37,526

Admission Details

Application Fee Required: N/A
Undergraduate Application Fee: 70.00
Graduate Application Fee: 70
First Professional Application Fee: 95
Applicants - Female: 11383
Applicants - Male: 7714
Admitted - Female: 1419
Admitted - Male: 1250
First-time Enrollment - Female: 818
First-time Enrollment - Male: 666
Full-time Enrollment: 100%
Full-time Enrollment - Female: 52%
Full-time Enrollment - Male: 48%
Part-time Enrollment: 0%
Part-time Enrollment - Female: N/A
Part-time Enrollment - Male: N/A
Enrollment - Out of State: 96%
Total Enrollment: 8125
Percent of Students International: 12%
Undergraduate Acceptance Rate: 15%

Admission Criteria

Open Admissions: No
High School Diploma or Equivalent: Recommended
High School - GPA: Recommended
High School - Rank: Recommended
High School - Record: Required
College Preparation Completion: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Formal Competency Demo: Not Required
Admission Test Scores: Required
TOEFL: Required
Other Tests: N/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit: No
Life Experience: No
Advanced Placement (AP): No

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships: NAA NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference: Football (Ivy Group)
NCAA Track & Field Conference: Basketball (Ivy Group)
NCAA Baseball Conference: Ivy Group
NCAA Football Conference: Ivy Group

SAT Test Admission

SAT Submissions: 93%
SAT Verbal - 25th Percentile: 660
SAT Verbal - 75th Percentile: 760
SAT Math - 25th Percentile: 670
SAT Math - 75th Percentile: 780
SAT Cumulative - 25th Percentile: 1330
SAT Cumulative - 75th Percentile: 1530

ACT Test Admission

ACT Submissions: 27%
ACT Verbal - 25th Percentile: 27
ACT Verbal - 75th Percentile: 34
ACT Math - 25th Percentile: 26
ACT Math - 75th Percentile: 33
ACT Cumulative - 25th Percentile: 27
ACT Cumulative - 75th Percentile: 33

Student Services

Remedial Services: No
Academic / Career Counseling: Yes
Part-time Cost-defraying Employment: Yes
Career Placement: Yes
On-Campus Day Care: No
Library Facility: Yes

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required: Yes
Dorm Capacity: 4643
Meals per Week: N/A
Room Fee: 5958
Board Fee: 3648
Percent of Students Living On-Campus: No
On-Campus Housing Available: 58%

Student Financial Aid Details

  % of Students Avg. Amount Users
Federal Grant Aid 12% $4,367 166
State & Local Grant Aid 5% $1,119 55
Institutional Grant Aid 42% $20,280 544
Student Loan Aid 40% $4,433 504
Any Financial Aid Type 60% $839

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Tenure System: Yes
Average Full-time Salary - Female: 88945
Average Full-time Salary - Male: 108929
Number of Full-time Faculty - Female: 220
Number of Full-time Faculty - Male: 467
Number of Part-time Faculty: 98
Total Benefits: 20451745

Bachelor's Degree Programs Offered

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      • Slavic Studies
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      • South Asian Studies
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      • East Asian Studies
      • Italian Studies
      • Latin American Studies
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    • Archeology
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Master's Degree Programs Offered

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      • General Economics
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      • General Anthropology
  • Education

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  • Mathematics and Statistics

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