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Brown University

Location

Brown University, Providence United States

Ranking

# 79QS World University Rankings

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19Undergraduate programs

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43Postgraduate programs

Scholarship

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About Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League university based in Providence, Rhode Island. It was ranked 49th in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 and 25th in the Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.

 

As indicated by the QS World University Rankings® by Subject, Brown University is particularly strong in development studies (25th), economics and econometrics (30th) and English language and literature (36th).

 

Founded in 1764, Brown University is a research intensive liberal arts college committed to sustainability. Its Brown is Green website records its progress towards achieving sustainability and reducing emissions

About Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League university based in Providence, Rhode Island. It was ranked 49th in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 and 25th in the Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.

 

As indicated by the QS World University Rankings® by Subject, Brown University is particularly strong in development studies (25th), economics and econometrics (30th) and English language and literature (36th).

 

Founded in 1764, Brown University is a research intensive liberal arts college committed to sustainability. Its Brown is Green website records its progress towards achieving sustainability and reducing emissions

Available programs

Undergraduates pursue bachelor’s degrees in 81 concentrations, ranging from Egyptology to cognitive neuroscience. Anything’s possible at Brown—the university’s commitment to undergraduate freedom means students must take responsibility as architects of their courses of study.

Brown University has 51 doctoral programs and 32 master’s programs. The broad scope of options vary from interdisciplinary opportunities in molecular pharmacology and physiology to a master’s program in acting and directing through the Brown/Trinity Repertory Consortium.

 

University information

Bachelor

1488+
8+
100+

Master

330+
7+
90+
10,884
66%
34%
2,384
44%
56%
1,576
66%
34%

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Brown University is one of the top universities in Providence, United States. It is ranked #79 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #42
  • 2014
    #47
  • 2015
    #=52
  • 2016
    #49
  • 2017
    #=49
  • 2018
    #53
  • 2019
    #56
  • 2020
    #57
  • 2021
    #60
  • 2022
    #60
  • 2023
    #63
  • 2024
    #=73
  • 2025
    #79

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