Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Brown University (Providence, RI)

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Brown University is ranked 15 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 35 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 67%
Applicants who took ACT 49%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+71%
600-69924%
600+95%

SAT Math Score

700+73%
600-69923%
600+96%

ACT Score

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

Students applied32,390
Students admitted3,014
Admission rate9%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$52,231
Fees$1,188
Room and board$14,020
Estimated book expense$1,571
Total cost$69,010

Cost after need-based aid$24,905
Cost after non-need-based aid$60,306

Average debt at graduation$23,810

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$63,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$44,105
Average non-need-based aid$8,704

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,926

Full-Time

Men3,136
Women3,429

Part-Time

Men97
Women264

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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