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.
  • Brown University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,304) than Harvard University ($55,587).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Brown University.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,530) than Brown University (1,515).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Brown University (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 30,391 students while Brown University has 9,948 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,120 faculties while Brown University has 884 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Harvard University and Brown University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Harvard UniversityBrown University
Harvard Universityvs.Brown University
Cambridge, MassachusettsLocationProvidence, 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)
$55,587Tuition & Fees$62,304
42% ($52,257)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)46% ($47,590)
$52,257Average Amount of Financial Aid$47,590
5.16 %Acceptance Rates8.49 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)58.91 %
1,530SAT Score1,515
35ACT Score34
98 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
76 %Retention Rate92 %
30,391Student Population9,948
2,120Number of Faculties884
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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