Brown University Graduate Schools

Brown University (referred to as Brown) is a Private, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Brown University is $62,083 in average. The school has 3,156 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,948 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Brown University (referred to as Brown) is a Private, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (7/1/1929 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Brown Directory Information
School NameBrown University (Brown)
AddressOne Prospect Street, Providence, RI 2912
Phone401-863-1000
Webhttps://www.brown.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://www.brown.edu/about/administration/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Brown University is $62,083 in average. The school has 3,156 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,948 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 261 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$62,083
Student Population3,156
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs261 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Brown University is $62,083 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,905.
Brown University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Brown University is $62,083. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.85% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$52,231$974
2018-2019$54,320$1,012
2019-2020$57,112$1,068
2020-2021$59,254$1,109
2021-2022$60,944$1,139
The graduate school tuition & fees of Brown is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Rhode Island. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Rhode Island graduate tuition is $23,804 (public) / $26,321 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Brown University$62,083
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Rhode Island Graduate Schools$20,524$25,901
Public$12,956$23,804
Private$26,321
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,345 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Brown University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.78% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$14,020$2,040
2018-2019$14,670$2,071
2019-2020$15,332$2,122
2020-2021$15,908$2,202
2021-2022$16,346$2,268
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,905 at Brown University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.92% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,632
2018-2019$1,697
2019-2020$1,784
2020-2021$1,851
2021-2022$1,905
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $67,254. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Brown University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Brown University
TuitionFees
Medicine$66,110$1,144

Graduate Programs at Brown

Brown University offers 178 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,087 students have completed their study at Brown University.
Offered Degrees at Brown University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree860733
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship900217
Doctor's degree - other10137
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Total17801,087
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Brown University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Medical Scientist program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer Science program with 107 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 137 completers.
Brown University offers 178 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,087 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 733 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 137 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 26 completers-
African Studies3-
American/United States Studies/Civilization10-
Slavic Studies2-
French Studies3-
German Studies2-
Italian Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 107 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science107-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 25 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education0-
Urban Education and Leadership12-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education4-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education7-
Social Studies Teacher Education2-
Engineering [+] 79 completers-
Engineering56-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering23-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 7 completers-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature2-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language and Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Creative Writing13-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 56 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology2-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Molecular Pharmacology1-
Biostatistics21-
Biotechnology14-
Epidemiology8-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology3-
Molecular Medicine0-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Mathematics2-
Applied Mathematics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 66 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science0-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis15-
Museology/Museum Studies0-
Science, Technology and Society15-
Behavioral Sciences1-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology1-
Cognitive Science2-
Data Science, General32-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 55 completers-
Chemistry13-
Geology/Earth Science10-
Physics32-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology0-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics0-
Experimental Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 22 completers-
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy22-
Human Services [+] 55 completers-
Public Policy Analysis55$58,000
Social Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Anthropology0-
Archeology1-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics13-
Development Economics and International Development0-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 24 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4$21,400
Playwriting and Screenwriting2-
Acting14-
Directing and Theatrical Production2-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology0-
Music Technology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 102 completers-
Medical Scientist28-
Clinical and Translational Science1-
Public Health31$52,600
Community Health and Preventive Medicine19-
International Public Health/International Health1-
Health Services Administration16-
Behavioral Aspects of Health6-
Business [+] 38 completers-
Business Administration and Management38-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total733
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Environmental Science0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 9 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization2-
East Asian Studies0-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies0-
South Asian Studies0-
Slavic Studies1-
French Studies3-
German Studies0-
Italian Studies1-
Latin American and Caribbean Studies0-
Ethnic Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science9-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education0-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering15-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering8-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature2-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Creative Writing0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Biophysics0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology8-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology5-
Molecular Pharmacology2-
Biostatistics6-
Computational Biology2-
Biotechnology1-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Epidemiology5-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology3-
Molecular Medicine0-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics6-
Applied Mathematics10-
Computational Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Science, Technology and Society0-
Ancient Studies/Civilization0-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology4-
Cognitive Science2-
Human Biology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Astronomy0-
Chemistry15-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Geochemistry0-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Physics11-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology0-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics0-
Experimental Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Anthropology5-
Archeology1-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics15-
Development Economics and International Development0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology8-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Social Sciences (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Art/Art Studies0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology2-
Music Technology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Medical Scientist0-
Public Health0-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Behavioral Aspects of Health6-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total217
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 137 completers-
Medicine137-
Total137
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Clinical and Translational Science0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Brown

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,156 students enrolled into Brown University graduate schools where it has total 9,948 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,008 full-time and 148 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,564 male and 1,592 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1561,5641,592
Full-time3,0081,5071,501
Part-tme1485791
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,107 White (35.08%), 218 Black/African American (6.91%), 274 Hispanic (8.68%), 331 Asian (10.49%), and 1,226 students with other races. 955 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1561,5641,592
American Indian/Native American725
Asian331158173
Black/African American21877141
Hispanic274128146
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White1,107534573
Two More1184573
Un-Known1436875
Non-resident Alien955552403
Brown University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,150 graduate students (36.44% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 715 graduate students (22.66% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,156
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,150
Enrolled Some Online Courses715
Not in Online Courses1,291
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Brown University. 1,095 students are aged 20 to 24 (34.70% of total students), 20 students are aged above 50 (0.63%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Brown University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1561,5641,592
Age 20-21501931
Age 22-241,045494551
Age 25-291,365675690
Age 30-34457250207
Age 35-391327656
Age 40-49874245
Age 50-6420812

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