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

The grant will enable the digitization of the program’s peer-reviewed monograph series, providing increased access to unique, high-quality Judaic studies scholarship.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
The academic journal PLOS ONE on March 19 published a revised version of a study on “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” — information on the revised version and a series of previous statements to the Brown community are detailed here.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
At Match Day 2019, 125 Brown students were placed in medical residency programs across the country, the largest class to be matched to date.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Littman, a computer scientist, will discuss efforts to make computers, robots and other devices easily usable by all.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019
From investments in financial aid and faculty research to campus facilities and more, Brown’s most ambitious campaign in history is making an impact across the University.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019
Brown graduate student Kevin Nguyen earned a competitive national fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support his research aimed at building healthier and more equitable communities.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
The 2019 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization recognized five higher education institutions that demonstrate innovation and excellence in their globally focused academic efforts.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
As part of Brain Week R.I., Brown students and faculty are bringing brain science to local high schools, planning the University’s annual Brain Fair and much more.
Thu, 07 Mar 2019
In an innovation that may ultimately help to prevent deadly bloodstream infections, a team of biomedical engineers and infectious disease specialists at Brown University developed a coating to keep intravascular catheters from becoming a haven for harmful bacteria.
Thu, 07 Mar 2019
All eyes are on the prize — and the entrepreneurial process — in this annual Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship competition among Brown’s most promising student ventures.
Wed, 06 Mar 2019