Brown University

Brown is both a major research university and an educational institution based on collegiate values, where academic programs bring innovative teaching and rigorous research together. And it is the only major research university in the nation where undergraduates are the architects of their own course of study. The University's signature academic program for undergraduates encourages intellectual exploration and risk-taking and fosters rigorous multidisciplinary study in nearly 80 concentrations, ranging from Egyptology to Cognitive Neuroscience to Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations. Its unique, highly competitive program in Liberal Medical Education provides the opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree and a medical degree in an eight-year continuum. Its School of Engineering prepares students for careers that will make a difference by seeking solutions to current problems that challenge our society. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive NCAA Division I athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting. The University attracts students from across the globe who come to Brown to enrich their minds, inspire their creativity, participate in their community and make a mark on their world. Each day, they join forces with faculty and staff collaborating across disciplines and around the world to address society's most pressing challenges, from the brain sciences and biomedical engineering to slavery, school reform and more.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1764 N/A Semester $3.0 billion Box 1920, Providence, RI 02912 (401) 863-1000
overall score total score state city online paying global
86 100.0 Rhode Island Providence 114 27