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Brown Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Brown University Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at Brown University reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. If you're looking for specific information on Brown costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does Brown Charge for Tuition?

$62,304 In-State Tuition & Fees
$62,304 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at Brown University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $62,304 for undergraduates. Students from both in state and out of state paid the same price.

Tuition & Fees$60,944$1,360$62,304

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Brown University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Brown Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. Brown University is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $62,304. Note that Brown does not give any in-state discounts.

Take a look at the following chart to see how Brown University compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Brown University Financial Aid.

Brown Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

3.91% Tuition Increase
3.68% Fee Increase
$285,186 Est. 4-Year Cost

Brown tuition and fees have grown about 3.90% annually for the past five years. The tuition increased by 3.91%, and fees by 3.68%. This school year, students can expect to pay $67,258 if the growth keeps up.

This means an estimated $137,140 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at Brown, and $285,186 for four years.

These numbers don't include room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Brown.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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