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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Brown University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,696) than Harvard University ($54,002).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Brown University.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,505) than Brown University (1,505).
  • Both Brown University and Harvard University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 31,566 students while Brown University has 10,257 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,155 faculties while Brown University has 876 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Brown University and Harvard University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Brown UniversityHarvard University
Brown Universityvs.Harvard University
Providence, Rhode IslandLocationCambridge, Massachusetts
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
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)
$60,696Tuition & Fees$54,002
46% ($42,652)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)43% ($47,145)
$42,652Average Amount of Financial Aid$47,145
8.49 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
58.91 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,505SAT Score1,515
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate99 %
10,257Student Population31,566
876Number of Faculties2,155
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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