Brown University World Ranking - US News
Established in 1764, Brown University is the seventh oldest college in the United States. It is located Rhode Island and is an independent Ivy League institution. It is the first college in USA to accept students irrespective of their religious affiliation.
Brown offers about 2,000 courses in more than 40 academic departments. It has no core curriculum and students can concentrate on one or more than one disciplines. This makes the students the planners of their own course of study. It rates very high in terms of the student satisfaction which is evident from its 98% retention rate. The university has a total of more than 730 regular faculties. Many existing and previous faculty members have been awarded with medals, society fellowships and other honors in respective fields.