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Brown University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $34,620 $36,342 $37,718 $38,848 3.0%
Books and supplies $1,128 $1,184 $1,230 $1,266 2.9%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,134 $9,606 $10,022 $10,280 2.6%
Other $1,458 $1,528 $1,590 $1,636 2.9%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $46,340 $48,660 $50,560 $52,030 2.9%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Brown University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $75
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 24,988 10,160 14,828
Percent admitted 11% 13% 10%
Percent admitted who enrolled 54% 54% 53%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,331 89%
ACT 487 33%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 650 760
SAT Math 670 770
SAT Writing 670 770
ACT Composite 29 34
ACT English 29 35
ACT Math 28 34

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 7/1/1929 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 5/1/1977 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programs 3/7/2003 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 6/1/2002 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1963 -   Accredited