Brown University is one of the prestigious universities in the USA, ranking in the top 20 national universities by U.S. News. Brown University offers 2,000+ programs split into undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. At university, students are given the opportunity to study abroad in 75+ countries through study-abroad programs. Brown University campus currently houses students from over 63 nations who speak 69 languages. The total student population of the university is over 10,000. Admission at Brown University is extremely competitive with an acceptance rate of only 8%. Students with a GPA equivalent to 92% hold a higher chance of getting selected.

Brown University's cost is approximately66 lakhs including tuition fees of 51 lakhs and living expenses of 15.45 lakhs. 100% of students with financial needs receive scholarships from Brown University. 43% of students of a class of 2023 received scholarships and other need-based aid. Along with that, the university provides career assistance to the students, providing them with internships and on-campus interviews with many top companies. Some top employers are Amazon, Silicon Valley Bank, Barclays, PUMA group, The Boeing Company, Apple, etc. Technology and Finance are the most employed industries.

Brown University Rankings

Brown University rankings are done by many prestigious organizations like QS, THE, U.S News, etc. Some of the world rankings accrued by the university are as follows.

  • #63 in QS Global World Rankings in 2023
  • #14 by U.S. News and World Report in 2022 list of Best National Universities
  • #64 in the list of World University Rankings in 2022 by THE
  • #6 in US College rankings in 2022 by THE
  • #101 in US News Global Universities Ranking 2022


Brown University Programs

Programs at Brown University include 2,000+ Undergraduate courses, 33 master’s degree programs, 51 doctoral programs are offered across university schools and colleges. Students are given the opportunity to study abroad in 75+ countries through the study-abroad program.

  • The engaged Scholar program is also available for students who are passionate about communities to design courses of study and action.
  • Popular majors are Computer Science; Biology/Biological Sciences, Engineering, Econometrics, and Quantitative Economics.
  • Academic programs at Brown follow a flexible and rigorous open curriculum.
  • Professional and executive programs are available in fields like cybersecurity, business, healthcare, leadership, and technology.
  • Professional certificates are available in a plethora of fields.
  • It also offers two certificates, pre-college programs for ambitious high school students, and no-cost, no-credit online courses to students across the globe.


Programs Total Fee per Year
Master of Science [M.Sc], Data Science INR 55,32,860
Master of Science [M.Sc], Computer Science INR 57,01,394
Master of Science [M.Sc], Innovation and Entrepreneurship INR 55,32,860
Master of Science [M.Sc], Medical Sciences INR 47,37,357
Executive Master of Business Administration [E.M.B.A] INR 1,07,93,250
Master of Science [M.Sc], Electrical and Computer Engineering INR 32,87,864
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Electrical Engineering INR 47,37,357
Master, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Engineering INR 47,37,357
Master of Science [M.Sc], Biomedical Engineering INR 43,83,818
Master of Science [M.Sc], Biotechnology INR 47,37,357


Brown University Campus 

The Brown University campus is located at College Hill which is in Eastern Providence. The campus consists of over 200 buildings including Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, libraries, research centers, laboratories, residential buildings, administrative buildings, etc.

  • Providence is a vibrant place to live, study, and work. It is a hub for innovation and rich in cultural diversity.
  • Brown partners with high-stake organizations, schools, civic and non-governmental organizations, and businesses to foster innovation and advancement in research.
  • The university community consists of students from over 63 nations and speak 69 languages
  • There are 34 Division 1 Sports Teams, 34 club teams, 20 intramural teams.
  • Each year, 1,200+ students participate in Swearer Center community engagement programs
  • To facilitate movement on campus, there are bicycles, shuttle buses, carpooling, Zipcar, etc are provided on campus.


Brown University Accommodation

100% of first-year students and 74% of all undergraduates live on campus. All undergraduates are required to live on-campus for a minimum of six semesters, except for married students, the Resumed Education Program students, and local students living with parent(s).

  • There are 49 residence halls on campus that are all co-ed and smoke-free.
  • All rooms are furnished with the following items; bed frame, mattress, couches, chairs, a desk and desk chair, bookcase, closet, a trash can per occupant, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • A limited number of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments are available on campus for graduate students.
  • Meal Plans are available for on-campus and off-campus residents, including graduate and medical students.
  • University features two all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, three coffee carts, four campus restaurants, and two convenience markets.
  • Special Interest housing on campus offers students the chance to live and learn with others of similar interests.
  • Undergraduates who have spent more than 6 semesters and graduates who wish to live off-campus are required to apply for permission to live off-campus.


Brown University Admissions

Brown University invites both domestic and international students for admission in 2023. It has an early decision deadline on November 1 and a regular decision deadline on January 5. Prospective students for Brown University admission 2023 may check the application process and acceptance criteria in the below sections.


Brown University Acceptance Rate

The university currently houses more than 9,500 students in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. As per Brown University admission records, there are 2,557 students studying in graduate programs in the class of 2026. As for the undergraduate programs, the student population is 6,792. Brown University's acceptance rate is 8% indicating tough competition for admission. 

Brown University Notable Alumni

Brown University alumni network connects 110,000+ members across the globe. Brown University presents a number of benefits to its alumni and urges them to keep connecting with the university. Some of the benefits that the alumni are entitled to are - 

  • Access to career tools like job opportunities, career tests, and university resources. 
  • Discounts on insurance policies and credit cards from Bank of America.
  • Access to library and magazines
  • Free access to Rosetta Stone (to learn any of 30 languages)
  • Brown Travelers, to around the world on educational adventures with fellow alumni and Brown faculty.
  • Library Eresources for free access to online journals, books, newspapers, and more.
  • Access to Maddock Alumni Center


Some of Brown University's notable alumni are - 

  • Emma Watson - Actress (known for the role of Hermione Granger)
  • John Krasinski - Actor
  • Anant Ambani - Indian businessman
  • Akash Ambani - Indian businessman
  • Julie Bowen - Actress