The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Columbia University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,466) than Brown University ($62,304).
  • It is harder to admit to Columbia University than Brown University.
  • Columbia University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than Brown University (1,515).
  • Columbia University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Brown University (34).
  • Columbia University has more students with 33,776 students while Brown University has 10,696 students.
  • Columbia University has more full-time faculties with 4,327 faculties while Brown University has 884 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Brown University and Columbia University in the City of New York.
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Brown Universityvs.Columbia University
Providence, Rhode IslandLocationNew York, New York
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$62,304Tuition & Fees$62,466
48% ($51,907)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($46,156)
$51,907Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,156
8.49 %Acceptance Rates6.61 %
58.91 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)61.41 %
1,515SAT Score1,520
34ACT Score35
96 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate1 %
98 %Retention Rate99 %
10,696Student Population33,776
884Number of Faculties4,327
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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