Brown University

United States of America

14thUS 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. 

Student population at the Brown University is more than 9,000, majority of them are enrolled in undergraduate programs. It has a student to faculty ratio of 9:1. The average grant aid received first time by students at Brown University is more than $37,000.

Notable Alumni:  Emma Watson (Actress), Chris Berman (Sports Broadcaster) and John D Rockefeller Jr. (Financier)

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English

This program undertakes the interdisciplinary and transnational study, analysis and presentation of the diverse cultures, groups, and experiences that make up American life. One of the oldest American Studies programs in the nation, its graduate students and faculty represent a community of innovative and publicly engaged scholars committed to defining new directions in research and teaching.

Online application, Personal Statement, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, TOEFL minimum score 577 on the paper-based test and 90 on the Internet-based test. IELTS minimum overall band score 7.

Digital copywriter, Event manager, Information officer, Marketing executive, Museum/gallery curator, Social media manager, Writer

1st Jan

English

This program engages issues about historical and contemporary responses to local and global crises. It engages with how people of color create their own knowledge culturally and politically. It is oftentimes a critique of how forms of knowledge are produced. Concentrators acquire a host of interdisciplinary skills that allow them to ask questions about the world around them, and forms of knowledge production while developing critical analytical skills. Our concentrators deploy these skills in other classes, enriching their own general intellectual development.

Official high school transcript, academic record and Midyear school report, Typical SAT scores- Critical reading (700+), Math (700+), Writing (700+), ACT range (33-36), Average GPA 4.0, TOEFL: PBT-600, IBT 100, IELTS-8.0

Activist, Ambassador, Author, Charity Director, Conservationist, Consumer Advocate, Community Worker

1st Jan

English

This program take foundational courses within the department and often use courses around the University to round out their interdisciplinary look at the United States. American Studies maintains strong ties to programs in Africana Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Urban Studies and, most recently, the Masters program in Public Humanities.

Official high school transcript, academic record and Midyear school report, Typical SAT scores- Critical reading (700+), Math (700+), Writing (700+), ACT range (33-36), Average GPA 4.0, TOEFL: PBT-600, IBT 100, IELTS-8.0

Advertising account executive, Broadcast journalist, Editorial assistant, Magazine journalist, Media buyer, Public relations officer

1st Jan

English

Anthropology involves core training in the four fields of anthropology: socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and biological anthropology. Some concentrators choose to explore the full breadth of anthropology, while others focus on one of the particular fields or even one of the curricular strengths of the department, such as medical anthropology or Mayanist archaeology.

Official high school transcript, academic record and Midyear school report, Typical SAT scores- Critical reading (700+), Math (700+), Writing (700+), ACT range (33-36), Average GPA 4.0, TOEFL: PBT-600, IBT 100, IELTS-8.0

Charity officer, Community development worker, International aid/development worker, Local government officer, Market researcher, Social researcher

1st Jan

English

This program offer a wide range of courses, and our faculty actively involves undergraduates in summer research projects and offers many independent studies every year. Information about these concentrations, including concentrations requirements, concentration advisors, honors program, alumni career paths and recent job placements.

Official high school transcript, academic record and Midyear school report, Typical SAT scores- Critical reading (700+), Math (700+), Writing (700+), ACT range (33-36), Average GPA 4.0, TOEFL: PBT-600, IBT 100, IELTS-8.0

Aerospace EngineerAccountantActuaryArchitectArtificial Intelligence DesignerBioinformatics SpecialistBiotechnician

1st Jan

a) Common Application

b) Official high school transcript, academic record and Midyear school report

c) Official SAT or ACT scores

d) Typical SAT scores- Critical reading (700+), Math (700+), Writing (700+), ACT range (33-36)

e) Average GPA 4.0

f) International applicants take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the IELTS.

g) TOEFL: PBT-600, IBT 100, IELTS-8.0

h) Acceptance rate is 9.3%

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $54,320

Masters: $52,300

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Brown University is $16,740 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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Global

99
US News
56
QS
101 -150
Shanghai
53
Times Higher Education
56
Guardian
72
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
14
US News
21
QS
49 -60
Shanghai
26
Times Higher Education
9
Forbes
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University Stats

9672

Students

1828

International Students

7043

Undergraduates

2629

Postgraduate

758

Faculty Strength

28

International Faculty

13

Student Faculty Ratio

9
%

Acceptance Rate

$
54320

Tuition Fees

$
16740

Living Cost

$
3300

Other Fees

3.7

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD