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 (1,515) than Brown University (1,505).
  • Both Harvard University and Brown 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 - 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
43% ($47,145)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)46% ($42,652)
$47,145Average Amount of Financial Aid$42,652
5.16 %Acceptance Rates8.49 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)58.91 %
1,515SAT Score1,505
34ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
99 %Retention Rate98 %
31,566Student Population10,257
2,155Number of Faculties876
7 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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