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 (1,520) than Brown University (1,515).
  • Columbia University has higher submitted ACT score (35) 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 - Columbia University in the City of New York and Brown University.
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Columbia Universityvs.Brown University
New York, New YorkLocationProvidence, Rhode Island
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)
$62,466Tuition & Fees$62,304
60% ($46,156)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($51,907)
$46,156Average Amount of Financial Aid$51,907
6.61 %Acceptance Rates8.49 %
61.41 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)58.91 %
1,520SAT Score1,515
35ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate96 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate-
99 %Retention Rate98 %
33,776Student Population10,696
4,327Number of Faculties884
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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