Undergraduate Financial Aid

The Brown Promise

The Brown Promise initiative eliminates packaged loans from all undergraduate financial aid awards.

An Estimated Financial Aid Award Example

A family of four with one student attending Brown as an incoming freshman in 2021-22, with a total parent income of $57,200 and assets of $68,000, could expect the following estimated demonstrated financial need.

Demonstrated Financial Need
Cost of Attendance Parent Contribution Student Contribution = Need
$82,670   $0   $2,700   $79,970

Using the example demonstrated financial need of the same family of four above, the following estimated financial aid could be expected.

Estimated Financial Aid  to Meet Need
Student Work + Scholarship = Total Award
$2,950   $77,020   $79,970