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Brown University

1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
+1 401-863-1000
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Absolutely adore

I absolutely adore this college and if I had the proper grades and money, I would've applied here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kate r
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Connecticut
Beautiful Campus!

My husband and I walked around this campus on a sunny afternoon, and it was gorgeous! The... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Ashton S
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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University located in Providence.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ivy league” (35 reviews)
“campus tour” (9 reviews)
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1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
College Hill
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"four years"
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"interesting architecture"
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"great college"
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"high school"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely adore this college and if I had the proper grades and money, I would've applied here too. Either way, I still love visiting.

Thank kate r
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

My husband and I walked around this campus on a sunny afternoon, and it was gorgeous! The buildings are very well-maintained, and the grounds were spotless. There are a few statues on campus of famous people (and one statue of a teddy bear...thing), and the...More

Thank Ashton S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Lots to do and see. The campus tours are great and all the students, staff and employees we interacted with where polite and helpful. Even during an unusual April snow shower it was easy to get around the campus. The maintenance people do a great...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I went to Brown and used to provide campus tours to prospective students so I know the campus and buildings well. Brown had a beautiful campus with many picture-worthy scenes. The architecture is also great and there are many new buildings popping up all over...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

On a whim we picked up a student-led tour while in Providence on vacation. We had not registered beforehand online but it was no problem to just show up. About 8 students introduced themselves and you picked whoever was interesting to you. Our 12-year old...More

Thank Jon5440
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Brown campus is quaint and quiet. Without the crowd in other colleges, this is a good place to wander freely. Some of the buildings are quite beautiful.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I'm currently travelling around the US and as someone who has always succeeded in academics, the Ivy League schools have always fascinated me. As a recent English university graduate, I was excited to learn about university life in America and Brown is the first Ivy...More

Thank VikkiBee
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Brown University and Thayer Street are a great way to spend a day. Thayer Street reminds me of Cambridge and Harvard years ago, before what some argue is now more "commercialized", although still a fun place to visit. . The Brown area and Thayer Street...More

Thank michaelfruff
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

While in Providence we took a quick trip to Brown University. A very quick trip. Not much time is needed to walk around the area, take in the architecture and visit some of the buildings. It’s nice. That’s all. I’m sure a guided tour would’ve...More

Thank JacknJill A
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My tour of the campus was amazing. It was absolutely beautiful and exceeded my expectations. The grounds were groomed to the highest degree. I loved the historic buildings and everyone I meet was happy to tell me some of the history. A must see if...More

Thank Todd H
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25 July 2016|
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Free, but you must register before coming to campus
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it was my advixw! So thanks for the feedbaxk, Willy Fran
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Rt. I-80 is the route with the least tolls. Ends ar GW bridge in NY, and then I-95 from there to Providence(the worst part of the trip). Brown does a great job helping new students move in! My younger son will be a senior... More
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