Brown University

Brown University

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Located in Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational member of the Ivy League that maintains a particular commitment to undergraduate instruction. While Brown is considered a small research university with 682 full-time faculty, five of its professors and two of its alumni have been honored as Nobel Laureates.

Brown's community consists of 6,000 undergraduates, 1,919 graduate students, 400 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting and online students. 

Undergraduate and Graduate students may select from 70 progams of study, ranging from Mathematics to Cognitive Neuroscience. Completed concentrations of undergraduates by area are Social Sciences (42%), Humanities (26%), Life Sciences (17%), and the Physical Sciences (14%).

Brown accepts 8.9% of undergraduate applicants, placing it among the world's most selective universities. 

Honors: Ivy League Member

Brown University News

News from Brown - Office of University Communications

One year after the launch of the Brown Promise financial aid initiative, a total of 4,230 prospective students applied through the University’s early decision program.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Slated to host its first classes this spring, the just-completed building is open to students and others for a series of study breaks in December.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
In an event organized by the student-run Brown Lecture Board, former Vice President Joe Biden laid out his vision for political change and offered some clues about his plans for 2020.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Questions for Gregory Wellenius Brown epidemiologist Gregory Wellenius was a contributing author to the Fourth National Climate Assessment, focusing on the risks and impacts residents of the Northeast will face.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018
With three decades of experience leading digital transformation in higher education, Thirsk will lead all digital strategy and technology platforms to support education, research and business operations at Brown.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018
Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician and Brown faculty member, authored a New England Journal of Medicine editorial asserting that firearm safety is, in fact, in the lane of health care professionals.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018
With artist-in-residence and visiting professor Jelili Atiku, Brown students explore an enduring Yoruba festival that celebrates water and feminine energy.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018
Researchers found that health information technology-related stress was most common among primary care doctors.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018
A course titled “1968: A Year in Review,” taught by Francoise Hamlin, offers global context to the 1968 Black Student Walkout, which spurred a greater commitment to enrolling and supporting black students at Brown.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018
With a new five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Central Nervous System Function will launch five research projects and develop new analysis tools to advance brain science at Brown.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018