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  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • UPenn has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,584) than Brown University ($55,466).
  • It is harder to admit to Brown University than UPenn.
  • Both UPenn and Brown University have the same submitted SAT scores (1,485).
  • UPenn has higher submitted ACT score (102) than Brown University (101).
  • UPenn has more students with 25,367 students while Brown University has 10,095 students.
  • UPenn has more full-time faculties with 1,417 faculties while Brown University has 835 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Pennsylvania and Brown University.
UPennvs.Brown University
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationProvidence, 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)
$55,584Tuition & Fees$55,466
6,150 (52.49%)Number Receiving Financial Aid3,208 (45.91%)
$40,420Average Amount of Financial Aid$42,652
9.30 %Acceptance Rates8.49 %
65.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)58.91 %
1,485SAT Score1,485
102ACT Score101
96 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate98 %
25,367Student Population10,095
1,417Number of Faculties835
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services