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

A new theory of how compression and tension can affect the reactivity of metal catalysts could be helpful in designing new and better catalysts.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018
Andrew Sean Greer landed honors for his novel, 'Less,' while James Forman Jr. earned the nonfiction prize for 'Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.'
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
The annual award program recognizes the research and scholarship of both longtime and early-career faculty members.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
For the first time, Brown organized two weekends of introductory experiences and activities for students admitted to the University's Class of 2022.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Through interviews, faculty and students share in their own words how the distinctive approach to research at Brown is unlocking the complexity of the brain.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
One of the single largest gifts in University history will drive research into brain and nerve disorders and establish one of the best-endowed brain institutes in the country.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence marks its five-year anniversary this spring — but it’s just one illustration of the many ways in which Brown and the city’s schools work together to enrich educational opportunities.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018
A visit to the William D'Abate Elementary School offered Brown President Christina Paxson the opportunity to meet with both D'Abate students and the Brown students who teach chess, crafts and more as part of an after-school partnership run by the University's Swearer Center.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018
Dorothy Jiang, one of only 59 undergraduates nationwide to receive the prestigious public service scholarship, will use it to further her work as a community advocate and policymaker.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018
A new $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will increase scholarly and public access to the Haffenreffer Museum’s collections.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018