Welcome to Brown!

Financial Aid Eligibility

Brown’s Need Based Financial Aid Program

Factors considered in determining your eligibility for aid 

Understanding Your Financial Aid Award  

Basic information about the types of aid you see in your award

Student Contribution

Learn what is included in the “student contribution” and how it is calculated

Student Loans

Information about loans and borrowing options

Outside Scholarships

Learn how outside scholarships can benefit you


Still have concerns that your financial aid isn’t meeting your family’s needs?

Next Steps

Finalizing Your Financial Aid Award

Ensure you have completed all necessary steps to finalize your award; view your individual requirements through the Banner Self-Service link in your applicant portal

How To Determine Your Individual Cost of Attendance

The total cost of attendance may vary from student to student, depending on other expenses such as health insurance, travel, if you plan to buy a computer, books and supplies, etc.

Options to consider when developing your financing plan

Preparing For Your Bill

How your financial aid is applied to your Student Account Statement

Financial Considerations: Living @ Brown

Ten important financial considerations before you come to Brown

URGENT: If You Have Not Yet Applied For Financial Aid

The steps you must take for us to determine your eligibility for need based aid

We Are Here to Help!  

Contact us via email, phone, or in person

Meet Our Team

We look forward to working with you during your career at Brown

Communication From the Office of Financial Aid

Important note:  All communication sent from the Office of Financial Aid is directed to you, the student, via email

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