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About the Graduate School

Participating in a Vibrant Community

Brown University's Graduate School offers 50 doctoral programs and 30 master’s programs, including those of the School of Engineering, the School of Public Health, and the School of Professional Studies.

Brown has a friendly scale and collaborative culture. With nearly 3,000 graduate students and more than 700 full-time faculty members, Brown offers excellent academic training and mentoring within a supportive environment.  

The University is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive academic community. Please read about diversity and inclusion at Brown

Distinctive Opportunities
Graduate students may choose from a range of development opportunities, including: 

Community and Groups

Graduate students can get involved in the Graduate Student Council. The Graduate Community Fellows Program offers another avenue to cultivate community as well as leadership, collaboration, and problem solving skills. 

Through Brown's Swearer Center for Public Service, students can engage in the local community.   

Student groups include the Samuel M. Nabrit Black Graduate Student AssociationGraduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWiSE), the Brown Tango Club,  the Brown chapter of SACNAS, which stands for the Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association.