Brown Overview


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Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Brown University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 30,396 prospective students applied, and 2,885 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,615 enrolled in the school. 8,894 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 564 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $48,272 plus fees of $1,074.

Brown is ranked 14 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Brown University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Brown University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

4 Years

83% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

94% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

95% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217156 IPEDS survey data for Brown University.

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