For Parents of Brown Students

Brown's Need Based Financial Aid Program

Factors considered in determining your student's eligibility for aid at Brown

Understanding the Financial Aid Award

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

Managing your Contribution

Options to consider when developing your financial plan

Financial Considerations: Living @ Brown

Ten important financial considerations before your student comes to Brown

Preparing for the Bill

How financial aid is applied to the Student Account Statement


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

We are here to help! 

Contact us via email, phone, or in person 

Communication from the Office of Financial Aid

Important Note: All communication sent from the OFA is directed to the student via email

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