Tool December 2017

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Brown University (Providence, RI)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 67.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 24.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 71.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 23.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 73.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 96.00%
ACT score 24-29: 16.00%
ACT score 30-36: 84.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 32,390
Students admitted: 3,014
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 84%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 3,136
Full-time enrolled women: 3,429
Part-time enrolled men: 97
Part-time enrolled women: 264
Total enrollment: 6,926

COSTS

Tuition: $52,231
Room and board: $14,020
Est. book expense: $1,571
Fees: $1,188
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $44,105
Average non-need-based aid: $8,704
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
8
Average aid package: $48,420
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,868
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 41%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0†%
% receiving student loans: 37%