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Brown University

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Neighbourhood: College Hill
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Address: 1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912
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University located in Providence.

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Gorgeous campus!

Located in downtown Providence, the campus is really pretty and the grounds and gardens are beautiful. You definitely get a sense of the history when exploring the campus. Brown... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in downtown Providence, the campus is really pretty and the grounds and gardens are beautiful. You definitely get a sense of the history when exploring the campus. Brown is within walking distance to many shops and restaurants.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brown is located on the East Side of Providence and is a lovely setting of historic homes and streets. Enjoy the ambiance.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I'm a Brown student so of course I love it here. The campus is absolutely gorgeous: the buildings are old-fashioned and grand, the scenery is lovely. This is only my first semester but Brown in autumn is wonderful. The trees turn such fiery colors while the grass remains green so everything looks so alive. The buildings are also all historic... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Been through Brown University many times. It has a beautiful quad and the surrounding area is great. A walk away is RI School of Design and Johnson and Wales University. Brown U. is walking distance to downtown Providence. The school is surrounded by lovely residential property as well as restaurants, and shopping. The Convention Center and Providence Performing Arts Center... More 

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Bayside, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Brown University is a campus with old and new buildings. One should see how the campus has tradition and build through time.

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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Strolled through campus & surrounding area many times. The campus is always expanding & there are always upgrades going on. Campus security is always present, so you can feel safe. Great vibe on the hill, all within walking distance of downtown Providence.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

The campus is beautiful and the surrounding area has plenty of history to check out. Federal hill, downtown providence and Smith hill are within a mile and make for an easy add on to your trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for my senior daughter's college trip. Did the tour, info session and my daughter did Experience Brown where she got to meet, talk, hangout with, eat lunch with, and go to class with a Brown student. The street just off campus had lots of restaurants and shops. Beautiful Colonial houses all around. Tour guides were real and did a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Located on College Hill and Medical School expanding to downtown Providence! It has a strong sports program ranked top four in various modalities in men soccer, women crew ,etc It has at least a quarter of students from around the globe. It leads research in Brain gate, spinal/neural close to 100 million dollars Awarded from federal sources. Financial help and... More 

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Rockford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I were in town for a wedding and had some spare time, so we walked around the campus at Brown. It is beautiful!

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