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Brown University - Engineering

Brown University
AddressOne Prospect Street
TypePrivate not-for-profit
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students454 (Undergraduate), 98 (graduate), 154 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)23
Total Engineering Teachers106
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$27872
Admission Rate (Undergrad)3453 (Applications), 345 (Offered admissions), 181 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)98 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)1900 (Applications), 890 (Offered admissions), 145 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$75
Grad Application Fees$75
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$53419
Undergrad Out-State$53419
Grad In-State$70000
Grad Out-State$70000
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ACT Score**
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Engineering Courses/Degrees

Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Engineering Physics

Established in 1847, the undergraduate engineering program at the University is the oldest in the Ivy League and the third oldest civilian engineering program in the country, preceded only by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1824) and Union College (1845)

  • PhD students per full faculty member: 3.1
  • All PhD students are guaranteed five years of financial support.
  • Brown accepts approximately 12 percent of applicants for engineering PhD programs.

    The Graduate School requires all applicants to submit GRE scores except for 5th Year Masters.
    TOEFL requirements

  • 577 Paper-based test
  • 233 Computer-based test
  • 90 Internet-based test, IELTS Minimum overall band score of 7

  • Engineering Resources

    42. University of Massachusetts Amherst
    43. University of Arizona
    44. Brown University
    45. Rutgers University-New Brunswick
    46. University of Utah

    GRE Scores and Admissions