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Brown University

Academics and Majors

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Known for its somewhat unconventional (but still highly regarded) approaches to life and learning, Brown University remains the slightly odd man out of the Ivy League, and the school wouldn’t have it any other way. The school’s willingness to employ and support different, methods such as the shopping period, the first two weeks of the semester wher...

Visiting And Contact Information

Box 1876

Providence, RI 02912

United States

Phone: 401-863-2378

Fax: 401-863-9300


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 93
Most Popular Majors: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
All Majors: African Studies
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
American/United States Studies/Civilization
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Combined Degree Programs: BA/MD
Other Joint Degree Programs: BA/BS, BS/MS, BA/MS, BS/MA, BS/MD
Special Study Options: Cross Registration
Double Major
Exchange Student
Honors Program
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification

Other Special Study Options:
8-Year medical program (AB or ScB plus MD) 5-year dual degree program with RISD (AB or ScB plus BFA) 5-year degree program (AB and ScB)
Required Coursework: Not Reported
Other required coursework:
No requirements in specific areas, but students must graduate with writing competency.
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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:8:1
Total Faculty:984
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:872
Most Frequent Class Size:10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:10 - 19
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