Brown Common Data Set

Brown University Common Data Set

Brown Common Data Set

Published February 19, 2020 | Last Updated July 10th, 2023 at 06:02 pm

Brown University Common Data Set

Sifting through a college’s Common Data Set can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the most important information from Brown’s most recent Common Data Set to provide you with the information you need, at a quick glance.

This guide contains key information from Brown University’s Common Data Set 2022-2023.

Brown Common Data Set Quick Facts

Quick Facts

  • Public vs. Private: Private
  • Geographic Region: New England
  • State: Rhode Island
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: N/A
  • Full Time Undergraduates: 7,349

Merit Scholarships for Brown

  • Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: 1%
  • Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: $15,535

Important Factors Considered For Admissions


  • Rigor of secondary school record
  • Class rank
  • Academic GPA
  • Standardized test scores
  • Application Essay
  • Recommendation(s)


  • Talent/ability
  • Character/personal qualities

Student Life Information

  • Percentage of students from out-of-state: 94%
  • Percentage of students who join sororities: 4%
  • Percentage of students who join fraternities: 7%

Student Diversity

  • Percentage of nonresident aliens: 11%
  • Percentage of Hispanic/Latino: 11%
  • Percentage of Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 8%
  • Percentage of White, non-Hispanic: 41%
  • Percentage of American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: Less than 1%
  • Percentage of Asian, non-Hispanic: 18%
  • Percentage of Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: Less than 1%
  • Percentage of two or more races, non-Hispanic: 8%
  • Percentage of unknown race and/or ethnicity: 3%

This information was gathered from the Brown Data Set 2022-2023

Get Access to Common Data Set Information From ALL Schools In One Place

Want to easily research common data set information for all schools without having to google each college’s common data set?

Check out our College Insights tool. It’s an easy-to-use resource that combines government college data (IPEDS) with common data set information.

In one resource you’ll be able to filter, sort, and compare colleges using variables such as:

  • Location
  • School Size
  • % Male vs Female
  • 4 Year Graduation Rate
  • % of Returning Freshmen
  • Average and 75th Percentile Test Scores
  • Merit Scholarship Average Amounts
  • Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision Admit Rates
  • Availability of Honors or Co-op Programs
  • Acceptance of AP Credits
  • Application, Financial Aid, and Housing Deposit Deadlines
  • And so much more!

Having this information all in one place saves you time otherwise spent searching individual college websites. It also gives you the ability to filter, sort, and compare ANY criteria or combination of criteria that’s important to your family.

You can quickly and easily use College Insights to find colleges where your student is in the top 25th percentile of applicants and more likely to receive merit scholarships.

College Insights (CI) can help you discover schools that are generous with merit scholarships and fit the criteria most important to your student.

You’ll not only save precious time, but they’ll avoid the heartache of applying to schools they aren’t likely to get into or can’t afford to attend.

Create Your Free Account

Common data set quick facts for other schools:

In this article:

Upcoming Events

Similar Articles for You

State Schools Can Be the Smart Choice for Many Students — If You Can Get In!

College Admissions

State Schools Can Be the Smart Choice for Many Students — If You Can Get In!

In-state tuition costs far less than out-of-state tuition, so for years state schools have been considered an affordable pathway to...

Our Family’s Journey Applying to Small Liberal Arts Colleges

College Admissions

Our Family’s Journey Applying to Small Liberal Arts Colleges

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community; the author has chosen to remain anonymous....

From Dreaming to Achieving: How One Student Found the Perfect College on a Budget


From Dreaming to Achieving: How One Student Found the Perfect College on a Budget

As college admissions become increasingly competitive, it’s crucial to share stories of students who have triumphed through hard work, perseverance,...

Become a Member

At Road2College you’ll find everything you need to make the admissions and paying for college process less stressful and more transparent.


Explore College Insights™ — your source for finding affordable colleges and merit scholarships.


Get coaching on admissions and college financing.


Join Road2College where parents and experts work together to inform and inspire college-bound families.