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

Parents and other family members joined students on College Hill for three days of activities ranging from archaeological digs to athletics events to a cappella concerts.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
Class of 1991 graduate Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber, sat down with Brown President Christina Paxson to discuss the many dynamics of innovation — and the undergraduate class that impacted him most.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
As vice president for alumni relations, Shaindlin will lead a comprehensive program of activities and organizations to engage Brown's community of more than 90,000 alumni across the world.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Questions for Mark Seto Mark Seto — a musicologist, violinist and Chelsea Symphony leader — will conduct the Brown University Orchestra for the first time on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
A Brown University study found that many young adults who tried fentanyl test strips reduced overdose risk by using less, going slower or using with someone else present.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Brown University will host a panel discussion on science-based solutions to the opioid crisis.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
The population of a tropical tree increases mostly in places where it is rare, a Brown study found.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
With the prestigious appointment, Dr. Josiah Rich earns high honors for his work fighting the opioid epidemic and addressing health issues among prisoners.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Scientists have assumed that future terahertz data links would have an inherent immunity to eavesdropping, but new research shows that’s not necessarily the case.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Following an experimental 2016 change to kickoff rules designed to encourage more touchbacks, Brown and other Ivy League schools saw reduced rates of concussions on the football field.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018