Tool December 2016

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Brown University (Providence, RI)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 71.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 44.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 27.80%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 68.10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.90%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 25.60%
SAT I Math score 700+: 72.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 97.60%
ACT score 24-29: 15.58%
ACT score 30-36: 83.71%
ACT score 24+: 99.29%
Students applied: 30,396
Students admitted: 2,875
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 83%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 3,015
Full-time enrolled women: 3,303
Part-time enrolled men: 111
Part-time enrolled women: 223
Total enrollment: 6,652

COSTS

Tuition: $50,224
Room and board: $13,200
Est. book expense: $1,540
Fees: $1,142
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $43,045
Average non-need-based aid: $9,907
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
12
Average aid package: $46,775
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,862
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 43%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0†%
% receiving student loans: 34%