What is the institution code for Brown University?
The institution code for Brown University is 3094. There is no separate department/program code.
Are the GREs required for admission?
No. The GREs are not required.
What is the cost of tuition?
The 2023-24 cost of tuition is $8,207 per credit or $65,656 for eight credits.
How many credits do I need to graduate?
The Biotechnology Master's degree is an eight-credit degree that students typically complete over the course of two years. At Brown one credit is usually equivalent to one course.
Do you offer financial aid?
Most students are self-funded. However, students can complete the FAFSA and CSS profile to obtain loans. For more information on financial aid, click here.
Are scholarships available?
All students are considered for an 1/8 tuition scholarship that is reviewed with their application. No other information is necessary to be considered.
Are there specific prerequisites for the program?
We accept students with bachelor's degrees in all life sciences majors. Other majors are accepted on a case-by-case basis.
I would like to apply to the Fifth-Year Master's Degree program. Is there a different process?
Yes. Please visit the Fifth-Year Master's Degree section of our website, by clicking here. Please note that the Fifth-Year Program is exclusively for current Brown Undergraduate students.
What is the difference between a Master of Science in Biotechnology and a Master of Arts in Biotechnology?
The Master of Science in Biotechnology has coursework as well as a thesis requirement. The Master of Arts is a non-thesis, coursework-only degree program.
Do you offer a part-time program?
Yes. Please click here for more information on our part-time track program.
Is there an interview process?
No. We do not hold interviews.
What kind of jobs do Biotechnology graduates obtain?
Our graduates go to work for big pharma companies, biotech companies, device companies, universities, and consulting firms. Please click here for more information.
I am an international applicant. Is there anything additional I need to know?
Further information for international applicants can be found by clicking here.
Is the TOEFL or IELTS required for international students?
All international applicants whose native language is not English must submit an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Score. For more information, click here.