- Campus Life
- Related Schools
Founded in 1764 and located in the historic town of Providence, Rhode Island, Brown University, an Ivy League school, is the seventh-oldest college in the U.S. Brown was also one of the nine colonial colleges established before the start of the American Revolution. It is one of the top universities in the country, and sits on 146 acres of land. The school was the first Ivy League institution to accept students from all different religious backgrounds. Notable alumni include American media mogul Ted Turner, lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr., Former Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen, actors Emma Watson and John Krasinski, radio personality Ira Glass and financier John D. Rockefeller Jr. The college boasts the second largest collegiate athletic program in the U.S., and the first largest program for women. They have 900 athletes on 38 varsity sports teams, as well as 17 club sports. The mascot is Bruno the Bear, and its colors are brown, red and white. The official motto is “In deo speramus” or “In God We Hope.” Brown doesn’t have any core requirement classes, which means that students get to decide what courses they take.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams, a Reformed Baptist theologian and religious exile from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He named the area in honor of "God's merciful Providence" which he believed was responsible for revealing such a haven for him and his followers. More from Wikipedia...
Average Age of Entering Students
Live On Campus
New Transfer Students
Recieve Financial Aid
Student to Faculty Ratio
National Merit Students
Highest Degree Offered
National Academy Members
Post Docs Employed
Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 300 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, many on campus
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends