Brown University

Brown brings students together in creative, unexpected ways.

Brown’s deeply collaborative culture equips scholars to innovate and explore areas of inquiry ripe for discovery.

The Impact of Our Work

Deploying knowledge to address critical and complex problems in the world.

News From Brown
This year’s 39 Fulbright awardees — Brown’s largest group of recipients to date — will begin teaching and research assignments in 23 countries across five continents in Fall 2024.
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This year’s 39 Fulbright awardees — Brown’s largest group of recipients to date — will begin teaching and research assignments in 23 countries across five continents in Fall 2024.
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In celebration of six decades of impact, community members from Brown and Tougaloo College, a historically Black college in Mississippi, honored the “historic and unparalleled” partnership’s enduring legacy and future.
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Academics at Brown University

Innovative teaching, rigorous scholarship and diverse perspectives cross boundaries and infuse Brown academics.

The College

Brown has earned a global reputation for its innovative undergraduate educational experience, based in the College and rooted in its flexible yet academically rigorous Open Curriculum.

Graduate School

With innovative, student-centered academic training and a diverse and collaborative culture, Brown prepares graduate students to become leaders in their fields inside and outside of the academy.

Warren Alpert Medical School

Brown’s renowned medical school offers an integrated medical curriculum alongside immersive clinical experiences, where students work with physician-scientists on the leading edge of biomedical innovation.

School of Engineering

Brown educates future leaders in the fundamentals of engineering in an environment of collaborative, world-class research centered on solving pressing global challenges.

School of Public Health

Throughout its teaching and research, the School of Public Health trains future public health leaders, advances knowledge on pressing health challenges and enhances population health and well-being.

School of Professional Studies

Brown’s School of Professional Studies offers executive education programs designed to advance the careers of accomplished professionals from across the globe.

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Brown is a nonprofit leading research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty and staff are driven by the idea that their work will have an impact in the world.
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Brown’s flexible yet rigorous approach to education pushes undergraduates to be deeply creative thinkers, intellectual risk-takers and entrepreneurial problem-solvers.
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From brain science to biomedical engineering to the arts and humanities, Brown researchers fuel discovery, solve global problems and confront complex 21st century challenges with a relentless focus on the greater good.
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Brown has earned a global reputation for its innovative undergraduate educational experience, rooted in its flexible yet academically rigorous Open Curriculum.
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With innovative, student-centered academic training and a diverse and collaborative culture, Brown prepares graduate students to become leaders in their fields inside and outside of the academy.
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Brown is distinctively known as a University-College – a major research university where undergraduate education is based in the College, and students and faculty at all levels collaborate across the College, departments and schools.
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Brown offers more than 80 programs, what some colleges call majors. You'll sample courses in a wide range of subjects before immersing yourself in one of these focused areas.
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With more than 3,000 graduate and medical students and more than 700 full-time faculty members, Brown offers excellent academic training and mentoring within a supportive environment.
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In addition to undergraduate and graduate degree programs, Brown offers certificates, an array of pre-college programs for high school students, and no-cost, no-credit online courses to learners across the globe.
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Through innovative teaching and groundbreaking research, Brown contributes in significant and enduring ways to the advancement of knowledge across all fields of study.
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Brown is distinctively known as a University-College – a major research university where undergraduate education is based in the College, and students and faculty at all levels collaborate across the College, departments and schools.
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Students and faculty collaborate across more than 40 academic departments at Brown’s schools and colleges.
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Brown students, faculty and staff live active, engaged lives of teaching, learning and making an impact within a diverse and supportive community.
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At the core of the Brown story is the story of Providence and Rhode Island.
Across education, research, service, community engagement and the economy, Brown is deeply intertwined with the city we call home.
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Readings and performances. Lectures and panels. Exhibitions, concerts and film screenings — luminaries from across the globe are featured in exceptional and extraordinary events.
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The best way to get to know Brown is to experience it — here's what you need to know to visit us in Providence, Rhode Island.

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This interactive campus map highlights campus buildings, exterior spaces, departments, rooms and more.
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Brown is located in the heart of Providence, R.I., a vibrant place to live, work and study and a city rich in cultural diversity.
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