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College Deliberately: Brown University

Brown University is a medium-sized, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and career located in the city of Providence, RI. It is known for Medicine, Economics and Computer Science.

Brown University

place One Prospect Street, Providence, RI 02912
phone Phone: (401) 863-1000
web Web: http://www.brown.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Brown University New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1929-07-01 2028-12-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Brown University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

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The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation, and the world by discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation. We do this through a partnership of students and teachers in a unified community known as a university-college.

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Brown University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Brown University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Brown University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
29% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Master’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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sportSports

Brown University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 91
Rowing Women’s 56
Rowing Men’s 45

The complete list of sports at Brown University is available for members.

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Tuition for Brown University is in the 99.1 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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