Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Brown University (Providence, RI)

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Brown University is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 21 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 71%
Applicants who took ACT 44%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+68%
600-69928%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+72%
600-69926%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3684%
24-2916%
24+99%

Students applied30,396
Students admitted2,875
Admission rate9%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,224
Fees$1,142
Room and board$13,200
Estimated book expense$1,540
Total cost$66,106

Cost after need-based aid$23,061
Cost after non-need-based aid$56,199

Average debt at graduation$22,197

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$59,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$43,045
Average non-need-based aid$9,907

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,652

Full-Time

Men3,015
Women3,303

Part-Time

Men111
Women223

Freshmen retained98%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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