Brown University, USA

Brown University in USA is a well-known university offering courses in undergraduate programs, graduate programs, research programs, medicine and continuing education. The university invites applications from students in two semesters, the former beginning in September and the latter beginning in January.

Name of the Institution Brown University
Type of Institution Private
Location Rhode Island, USA
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Graduate, Medicine, continuing education, research programs
Departments/ Branches
  • Africana Studies
  • American Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biology and Medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Egyptology & Ancient Western Asian Studies
  • Engineering
  • English
  • French Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Geological Sciences
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History of Art and Architecture
  • History
  • Italian Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Culture and Media
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese & Brazilian Studies
  • Religious Studies
  • Slavic Languages
  • Sociology
  • Theatre Arts and Performance Studies
  • Visual Art
Admission Procedure/ Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate

Applications are invited in September and January. Those willing to seek admission in the first year can apply for the September session. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree are not eligible to apply for the undergraduate program. Admission to this university is highly competitive and is granted on the basis of academic performance of the students. Candidates must have completed 12 years of formal education. A minimum proficiency in English is required.



  • Graduates from non-US universities and colleges can seek admission in Brown university provided their degree is equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from US.
  • Certificates of their last qualifying degree must be provided at the time of admission
  • IELTS/TOEFL scores are also considered during admission


  • A minimum grade point of 3 is needed for applying to the medical course. Candidates who haven’t yet completed their baccalaureate degree can also apply for the same. The university grants admission on the basis of MCAT scores and face to face interview. During admission, candidates need to submit their letter of recommendation.
Scholarships/Financial Aid Financial aid for international students is limited at Brown University. Candidates need to apply for the same at the time of admission. The university does not offer awards in cash; instead it offers credits to meet tuition fees, room expenses and boarding expenses. Financial aid is awarded to needy candidates.
Fee Structure Total Expenses( Fall): $27,185

Total Expenses ( Spring): $ 27,185


Examinations & Results The university follows the semester pattern
Established in the Year 1764
Facts & Figures
  • First college the US to admit students irrespective of their religious affiliation
  • The university is home to Alpert medical school, Graduate school, school of engineering
  • Orientation programs
  • Educational programs
  • Social programs
Distance Learning The university offers a distance learning programs in alcohol and addiction studies, employee education.