Exploring Graduate Studies at Brown
Brown has a friendly scale and collaborative culture. With 2,600 graduate students and more than 700 full-time faculty members, Brown offers excellent academic training and mentoring within a supportive environment.
Explore the fields of study offered and Brown's distinctive training opportunities. If you are interested in an academic program, please feel free to contact that program’s Director of Graduate Study. Application deadlines vary by program.
Is it for you? Brown students are distinguished by academic excellence, self-direction and a collaborative style of learning. Faculty members pursue their own research and scholarship while remaining deeply committed to teaching both graduate and undergraduate students. Learn more about the environment, student accomplishments and opportunities.
The University prepares graduate students for distinguished careers in research, teaching and as experts in the public and private sectors. Learn about graduate alumni career paths.
Application and admission information is available by application group.
Learn more about the application process, components and fees. Fill out an inquiry form and/or start your application.
All doctoral programs except those in Public Health (see list), MFA and Biomedical Sciences Master's Programs
Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (fifth-year) Literary Arts, Medical Physics, Medical Sciences, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry (fifth-year), Therapeutic Sciences (fifth-year), Pathobiology (fifth-year), Theatre: Brown/Trinity Repertory Acting and Directing, Theatre and Performance Studies
Learn more. Application opens September 2022.
Select master's and fifth-year master’s programs:
- American Studies, A.M.*
- Computer Science, Sc.M.*
- Cybersecurity, Sc.M.*
- Data Science, Sc.M.*
- Data-Enabled Computational Engineering and Science, Sc.M.*
- Design Engineering, A.M.*
- Engineering, Sc.M.*
- Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. Sc.M.*
- Integrative Studies, A.M., Sc.M
- Master of Arts in Teaching, MAT*
- Online Public Health, MPH*
- Physics, Sc.M.*
- Public Health, MPH*
- Public Affairs, MPA*
- Public Health and Public Affairs Dual Degree, MPH, MPA
- Public Humanities, A.M.* currently not accepting applications
- Social Data Analytics, Sc.M.*
- Urban Education Policy, A.M.*
*Fifth-Year option available for current Brown seniors
All public health doctoral, master's and fifth-year master’s programs
Behavioral and Social Health Sciences, Biostatistics (terminal and fifth-year), Clinical and Translational Research, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Public Health
All professional programs
Healthcare Leadership, IE Brown Executive MBA, Technology Leadership