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  • 4 Year
  • PROVIDENCE, RI

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

ONE PROSPECT STREET
PROVIDENCE, RI 02912
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ivy League
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Brown University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
January 5
Acceptance Rate
8%
    SAT Range
    1440-1560
    ACT Range
    33-35
    Application Fee
    $75
    SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
    High School GPA
    Recommended
    Accepts Common App
    Yes

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    Cost

    Net Price
    $27,659 / year
    National
    $15,523
    Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
    Average Total Aid Awarded
    $49,831 / year
    National
    $7,535
    Students Receiving Financial Aid
    55%

    Scholarship

    Academics

    Professors
    grade A+
    Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
    Student Faculty Ratio
    7:1
    Evening Degree Programs
    No
    88%
    of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 51 responses
    79%
    of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 70 responses
    51%
    of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 69 responses

    Majors

    Online

    Online Programs Offered
    0
    Offers Online Courses
    Yes
    Online Certificate Programs
    0
    Online Associates Programs
    0
    Online Bachelor's Programs
    0
    How Students Learn
    • Mix of Online and on Campus
      35%
    • On Campus
      0%
    • Online
      64%

    Students

    Full-Time Enrollment
    6,605 Undergrads
    Part-Time Undergrads
    187
    Undergrads Over 25
    1%
    Pell Grant
    13%
    Varsity Athletes
    5%
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
    Based on 48 responses
    • Passionate
      46%
    • Non-judgemental
      15%
    • Uniquely themselves
      15%
    • Open
      8%
    • Privileged
      8%
    • Aggressively, almost closed-mindedly passionate
      2%
    • Indifferent
      2%

    Campus Life

    Freshmen Live On-Campus
    100%
    Poll
    51%
    of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 95 responses
    Poll
    61%
    of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 109 responses
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes your school?
    Based on 53 responses
    • Liberal
      42%
    • Pushing students to think differently
      21%
    • Progressive
      13%
    • Liberal to the point of being flawed
      11%
    • Vibrant
      8%
    • Home away from home
      4%
    • Collaborative
      2%

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    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $67,500 / year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    95%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    91%
    National
    83%
    90%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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