General Information About Brown University
The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation, and the world by discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation. We do this through a partnership of students and teachers in a unified community known as a university-college.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 24,988 Percent Admitted 11% Men Admitted 13% Women Admitted 10% Full Time Retention Rate 97%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 650 760 Math 670 780 Writing 660 770
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 28 33 English 28 34 Math 28 34 Writing 28 32
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 8,877 Native American 48 Asian 1,229 African American 526 Hispanic 647 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,096 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 2,261