The Division of Engineering at Brown University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Peter Weber
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $75

The Division of Engineering at Brown University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,367
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 288
Overall acceptance rate 21.1% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 532 verbal
783 quantitative
3.51 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 555 verbal
778 quantitative
4.25 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 577 paper test
90 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-2318
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-9774
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-2855
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-1430
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​cs.​brown.​edu
(401) 863-7602
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-1439
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​primemasters
(401) 863-1419
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-2866
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​brown.​edu/​academics/​engineering/​grad
(401) 863-1456
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 291
Master’s (full-time) 77
Master’s (part-time) 34
Ph.D. (full-time) 179
Ph.D. (part-time) 1

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 104
Total master’s graduates 64
International master’s graduates 42.2%
Minority master’s graduates 4.7%
Female master’s graduates 29.7%
Total Ph.D. graduates 40
International Ph.D. graduates 62.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 7.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 27.5%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 0 N/A
Chemical 0 N/A
Civil 0 N/A
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 37 46.4%
Electrical 0 N/A
Engineering management 0 N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 N/A
Environmental 0 N/A
Materials 0 N/A
Mechanical 0 N/A
Other 68 53.6%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 66
Part-time faculty 6
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 3

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $21,976,691
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 58

Engineering School Ranking

#46 Best Engineering Schools

(5) Ranking by Specialties

#47 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#70 in Chemical
#43 in Computer Engineering
#44 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#42 in Materials

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 42
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Overall acceptance rate 21.1% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 780
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.7:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 40
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $21,976,691
Research expenditures per faculty member $338,102
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 4.5%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 291

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 291

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 256
Minority students 5.1%
International students 61.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 35
Minority students 8.6%
International students 54.3%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director James Tilton
Financial aid phone (401) 863-2721

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $41,328 per year
Part-time: $10,332 per year
Required fees $700 per year
Room and board $10,906
Books and supplies $2,214
Miscellaneous expenses $1,702

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 64
Teaching assistants 34
Research assistants 158
Other appointments 14