$54,230

Tuition

$73,802

Cost of Attendance

$27,238

Net Price

Brown University Tuition and Fees

Brown University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very moderate, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. As per the 2020 - 2021 official information, the average cost for the undergraduate courses offered at the university adds up to about $58,404, which includes the total tuition fees and other expenses. While housing costs $15,332, the charges for books and supplies and other expenses stand at $1,632 and $2,122, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$54,230$54,230
Book & Supplies$1,595$1,595
Room & Board cost$14,670$14,670
Other Expenses$2,071$2,071
Total Cost of Attendance$73,802$73,802

As for the cost of attending the university, students should understand that the tuition forms only a portion of the expenses that are involved in the overall cost of attendance. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. What's more, at Brown University, the total tuition and fees for the enrolled students come out to be around $58,404 in a year. Other than that, they will need to shell out an amount of $1,632 for books and supplies, $15,332 for room and boarding charges, and $2,122 toward other expenses on average in a year. So, the overall cost of attending BU comes out to be about $77,490 per year, according to the most recent information available.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$27,238

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$6,250

$30,001 to $48,000

$5,589

$48,001 to $75,000

$14,452

$75,001 to $110,000

$21,447

$110,000+

$47,403

The net cost of attending Brown University – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At BU, the average net price is estimated to be around $27,218. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $201. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $6,684. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $11,689 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $21,634 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $43,592 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$54,230$54,230
Room & Board Cost$14,670$14,670
Total Tuition & Fees$70,136$70,136

For students pursuing undergraduate courses at Brown University, the tuition and fees are estimated to be $58,404 per year. Moreover, the applicants must also pay an amount of $15,332 towards room and boarding charges. In view of this information, the estimated total cost for undergraduate students at BU adds up to $77,490.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$54,320$54,320
Fees$1,012$1,012

Now, coming to the tuition and fees charged for students seeking to pursue postgraduate courses at BU, the amount totals around $58,180. This includes $57,112 for the graduate tuition as well as an amount of $1,068 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$1,697
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$1,695

The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend BU. The cost per credit hour for graduate degrees sits at $969, while that of undergraduate degrees is $449, as per the 2019-2020 fee structure.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$14,670N/A
Other Expense$2,071N/A
Book & Supplies$1,595$1,595

Moving on to the lodging and related expenses at Brown University, the candidates will have to pay an amount of $17,454 per year, on the off chance that they decide to stay on-campus. For off-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total about TTroom_board_off_campus per year. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,632. Apart from these, the other expenses that students need to plan for come to around $2,122 for students who stay on-campus.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$14,670

Off Campus

N/A

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$2,071

Off Campus

N/A

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,595

Off Campus

$1,595

Moving on to the lodging and related expenses at Brown University, the candidates will have to pay an amount of $17,454 per year, on the off chance that they decide to stay on-campus. For off-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total about TTroom_board_off_campus per year. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,632. Apart from these, the other expenses that students need to plan for come to around $2,122 for students who stay on-campus.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters NA NA

Brown University offers 4 online programs across 3 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $390,994. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $27,218 for 2018-2019, $27,238 for 2017-2018, and $25,651 for 2016-2017.

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