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Overview

  • Brown University is an Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island, which is 45 miles south of Boston.¬†Map.
  • Brown enrolls approximately 6,400 undergraduate students.
  • Brown University’s has eliminated loans for students whose family incomes are less than $100,000, has reduced loans for all students who receive financial aid and no longer requires a parental contribution from most families with incomes of up to $60,000.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 16% of students at Brown University come from families with annual incomes below $60,000.
  • 13% of students at Brown University receive Federal Pell Grants, which typically go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 16% of students in the Class of 2015 are the first member of their family to attend a four-year college.

 

Racial Diversity of Undergraduates
African American 7%
Asian American 15%
Caucasian 49%
Hispanic 8%
Native American 1%
Not Reported 13%

 

Gender Ratio
Female 52%
Male 48%

 

  • Ranking

    #15   National
    University
    Source:
    2012 U.S.News Rankings

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    Diversity

    School Profile

    Campus Setting

    • Urban
    • City population: 171,557

    Size

    • Enrollment: 5,774
    • Freshman Class: 1,495

    Admissions

    • 8.7% of applicants admitted
    • 94% students in top 10% of HS class
    • SAT V Middle 50%: 680-780
    • SAT M Middle 50%: 690-790
    • SAT W Middle 50%: 690-780