Brown is an internationally-renowned research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Throughout the University’s 250 years, the City of Providence has been an integral partner. The future success of Providence and Brown are intertwined.
Global Excellence, Local Impact
Amount Brown has invested in the Jewelry District in the last decade, including buying property and improving the public sphere.
Amount Brown paid to the City of Providence in voluntary payments and property taxes for FY20.
Amount of public-private partnership invested for the renovation of South Street Landing, which houses 136,000 square feet of Brown office space, and the Rhode Island College/ University of Rhode Island Nursing Education Center.
Brown employees live in Providence
Number of Brown faculty, staff and students working and studying in the Jewelry District.
Amount Brown Dining Services spends on local food from RI farms each year
Amount Brown spent on research in FY20
60%of all RI Physicians
Are affiliated with Warren Alpert Medical School
> 450Brown undergraduates
Volunteer in Providence Public Schools each year, serving over 5000 public school students