Rank: 34

Brown University

Providence, RIwww.brown.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1440/32
Enrollment
7,070
This Ivy League school, which boasts a graduation rate of 96%, gives students an unusual amount of academic freedom. The only course requirement is that they take at least one writing class by the end of sophomore year. Otherwise, undergrads can choose whatever courses they like, at Brown or just down College Hill at the Rhode Island School of Design....
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$69,800
% of students who get any grants
49%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$24,800
Average price for low-income students
$4,700
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
96%
% of need met
100%
% of students who get merit* grants
N/A
Average merit grant
$9,900
student success
Graduation rate
96%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Average student debt
$14,465
Average salary within 5 years
$60,600
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
53%
admissions
Acceptance rate
9%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1440/32
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
1-Nov
Regular application
1-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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I've only been here for a little over a semester, but Brown has been a fantastic experience so far. The campus is stunning, there are always fun things to do on the weekend (both on-campus and in the city), the Open Curriculum is LITERALLY the coolest thing ever, and you'll...
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I love Brown University, even if it does have its weak points. As an Engineering student who loves to take humanities classes, Brown was the only college that would allow me to pursue both without having to go through an incredibly difficult process which is common at other schools. While...
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Brown University is an institution designed for those who wish to expand their intellectual horizons and who have a genuine love for learning. The open curriculum allows students to design and dictate their own college and career paths. The professors are unparalleled in excellence, and the student life on and...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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