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 ($60,584) than Harvard University ($53,968).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Brown University.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,520) than Brown University (1,500).
  • Both Harvard University and Brown University have the same submitted ACT scores (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
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)
$53,968Tuition & Fees$60,584
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 %
1,520SAT Score1,500
34ACT 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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