Brown University

Mission Statement

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.


Brown University
One Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02912
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Contact Information

General Information: 401-863-1000

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    230 Faculty Members | 42:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Football
  • Rowing
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming and Diving

Female Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Rowing
  • Equestrian
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming and Diving

Tuition & Fees Per Year





Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:

Student Demographics

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  • 53.02% (Female Students)
  • 46.98% (Male Students)
Pie Chart Representing the section data
  • 16.79% (Asian)
  • 0.16% (Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)
  • 8.41% (Black)
  • 59.44% (Caucasian)
  • 14.73% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.48% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: yes  Air Force ROTC: no 

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • 30,431 Apply
  • 2,661 Are Accepted
  • 1,561 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • no Certificate
  • no Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

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Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.