Brown University

country rank : 59

world rank     : 80

University Overview

  

Established in 1764, Brown University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Providence (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rhode Island. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Brown University (BU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Brown University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 253 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
BU


Founded
1764


Motto
In deo speramus In God we hope


Colours
Seal brown, cardinal red and white


Mascot
Bruno the Bear


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 0-10%

Admission Office
45 Prospect Street, PO Box 1876
Providence 02912
+1 (401) 863 2378

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
9,000-9,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
700-799

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Brown University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

 

Affiliations

  

  • 568 Group
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Ivy League

 

Academic Structure

  


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