Visitors Guide to Brown University

About Brown University

 Brown University, c/o @ brownu

Brown University, c/o @brownu

Brown University was founded in 1764 and is located in Providence, RI, atop College Hill, a relatively secluded area, distanced from the city, that makes for a real college-town vibe. The private school's urban campus covers 146 acres and is home to total of 6,926 undergraduate students. Brown University is ranked 14th amongst national colleges, with Cornell University being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Brown University tend to apply to Columbia University, Harvard University, and UPenn as well. 

Location: Providence, RI
Region: Northeast
Type: Private
Size: Small
Tuition: $49,346 USD

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division I
Greek Life: Yup

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2200 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Decision
Acceptance Rate: 9.50%


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