Academic Year — 2014-2015
As of September 2014
Freshmen Class (Class of 2018) — only
- 44% of the Class of 2018 is receiving need-based scholarship aid, which includes Brown University scholarship, federal and state need-based scholarships and grants.
- The average need-based scholarship for the Class of 2018 is $40,055
- 48% of the Class of 2018 receiving a need-based award, which includes federal and state grants and need-based work-study and loans
- The average need-based award for the Class of 2018 is $44,268
- $104.1 Million — The amount of Brown University need-based scholarship for 2014-15.
- $108.6 Million — The amount of need-based scholarship budgeted for 2014-15, which included University Scholarship and estimated federal Pell Grants.
- 43% of all undergraduates are receiving need-based scholarship aid, which includes federal and state need-based scholarship and grants
- The average need-based scholarship for all undergraduates is $39,767
- 46% of all undergraduates are receiving need-based aid, which includes federal and state grants and need-based work-study and loans.
- The average need-based financial aid award for all undergraduates is $43,948
- 1,787 Undergraduate student with no loans in their initial financial aid awards.
- 65% Percent of students on financial aid with no loans in their initial financial aid awards.
General Financial Aid Information
- 88% of all undergraduates who applied for financial aid received a need-based aid award
- 37% of undergraduate students receiving financial aid have a $0 contribution from parents’ income
Federal Pell Grant Recipients:
The percentage of undergraduates receiving Pell Grants has increased 11% over the last five years.
|Academic Year||Number of Recipients||Pell Grant Funding|
The University Scholarship budget for international students has significantly increased since 2007-08. In 2007-08, 115 international students received need-based scholarship with a total scholarship expenditure of $3.8 million. For the current 2014-15 academic year, 218 international undergraduates will receive roughly $9.8M in need-based scholarship.
|Academic Year |
|Number of Students||Average Scholarship||Total Scholarship|
- 100% the amount of self-help (student summer earnings expectation, loan and work) students can replace with outside scholarships
For more information about financial aid, visit the Financial Aid website.