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Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760–1820), Brown is the third-oldest institution of higher education in New England and seventh oldest in the United States.

History of Brown University

Brown University

Brown University

Brown University was founded in 1764 as the College of Rhode Island in Warren, Rhode Island, the school registered its first students in 1765. It moved in 1770 to its present location on College Hill, overlooking the capital city of Providence. In 1804, in recognition of a gift from Nicholas Brown, the College of Rhode Island was renamed Brown University. The first women were admitted in 1891 with the establishment of the Women’s College in Brown University. This marked the beginning of eighty years of a coordinate structure for educating women within the University. Later known as Pembroke College, the women’s college was merged with Brown in 1971.

Brown University Rankings in 2010

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Brown University Tuition and Fees Information

Undergraduate tuition for the academic year 2009-10 is $38,048, and room, board, and required fees are $11,080. The total cost is $49,128.
Financial Aid – Brown provides 100 percent of the demonstrated financial need for all aided students who matriculate. Forty-one percent of the undergraduate student body receives need-based financial aid. The average financial-aid package for the class of 2013 was $33,290.

Since the class of 2007, all domestic undergraduates admitted as freshmen at Brown were admitted under the University’s need-blind admission policy.

Brown University Admission Information

For Transfer Student- http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Admission/appforms/Transfer/index.html
For Resumed Undergraduate – http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Admission/appforms/RUE/index.html
For Military Veterans – http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Admission/pages/veterans.html

Website: http://www.brown.edu/
Admission: http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Admission/

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