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 3,347 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,696 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 3,347 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,696 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 274 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 Population3,347
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs274 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.
Brown University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
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)Graduate Level Courses
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 $19,225 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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
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 179 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, 1,045 students have completed their study at Brown University.
Offered Degrees at Brown University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree870752
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship900173
Doctor's degree - other10120
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Total17901,045
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Brown University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Clinical and Translational Science 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 179 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,045 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 752 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 120 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 [+] 21 completers-
African Studies3-
American/United States Studies/Civilization9-
Slavic Studies1-
French Studies2-
German Studies5-
Italian Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 95 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science95-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 51 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education11-
Urban Education and Leadership24-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education4-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Social Studies Teacher Education7-
Engineering [+] 72 completers-
Engineering56-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
English Language and Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Molecular Pharmacology0-
Biostatistics16-
Biotechnology15-
Epidemiology7-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology2-
Molecular Medicine0-
Neuroscience4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 20 completers-
Mathematics8-
Applied Mathematics12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 83 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science37-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis13-
Museology/Museum Studies0-
Science, Technology and Society27-
Behavioral Sciences4-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0-
Cognitive Science2-
Data Science, General0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 54 completers-
Chemistry13-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Physics30-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics0-
Experimental Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 24 completers-
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy24-
Human Services [+] 59 completers-
Public Policy Analysis59$58,000
Social Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Anthropology5-
Archeology0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics17-
Development Economics and International Development0-
Political Science and Government11-
Sociology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2$21,400
Playwriting and Screenwriting0-
Acting0-
Directing and Theatrical Production0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Music0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Music Technology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 120 completers-
Medical Scientist35-
Clinical and Translational Science0-
Public Health37$52,600
Community Health and Preventive Medicine17-
International Public Health/International Health4-
Health Services Administration24-
Behavioral Aspects of Health3-
Business [+] 36 completers-
Business Administration and Management36-
History [+] 18 completers-
History18-
Total752
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 [+] 8 completers-
African Studies1-
American/United States Studies/Civilization2-
East Asian Studies0-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies0-
South Asian Studies0-
Slavic Studies2-
French Studies0-
German Studies0-
Italian Studies2-
Latin American and Caribbean Studies0-
Ethnic Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science11-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education0-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering16-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering7-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Creative Writing0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Biophysics0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology7-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology6-
Molecular Pharmacology4-
Biostatistics1-
Computational Biology1-
Biotechnology0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Epidemiology4-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology7-
Molecular Medicine0-
Neuroscience8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics6-
Applied Mathematics3-
Computational Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Science, Technology and Society0-
Ancient Studies/Civilization1-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0-
Cognitive Science7-
Human Biology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Astronomy0-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Geochemistry0-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology0-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics0-
Experimental Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Anthropology7-
Archeology1-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics13-
Development Economics and International Development0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology3-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Social Sciences (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 5 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Art/Art Studies0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology2-
Music Technology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Medical Scientist0-
Public Health0-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Behavioral Aspects of Health1-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total173
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 120 completers-
Medicine120-
Total120
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 3,347 students enrolled into Brown University graduate schools where it has total 10,696 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,174 full-time and 173 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,674 male and 1,673 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
Total3,3471,6741,673
Full-time3,1741,5941,580
Part-tme1738093
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,092 White (32.63%), 246 Black/African American (7.35%), 278 Hispanic (8.31%), 355 Asian (10.61%), and 1,376 students with other races. 1,087 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3471,6741,673
American Indian/Native American936
Asian355174181
Black/African American24694152
Hispanic278136142
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White1,092526566
Two More1304684
Un-Known1477473
Non-resident Alien1,087621466
Brown University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 37 graduate students (1.11% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 110 graduate students (3.29% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,347
Enrolled Online Exclusively37
Enrolled Some Online Courses110
Not in Online Courses3,200
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Brown University. 1,222 students are aged 20 to 24 (36.51% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.06%), 21 students are aged above 50 (0.63%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Brown University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3471,6741,673
Age 18-19220
Age 20-21592039
Age 22-241,163537626
Age 25-291,412724688
Age 30-34466251215
Age 35-391347856
Age 40-49905238
Age 50-64211011

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