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Brown University

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Neighbourhood: College Hill
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Address: 1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
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University located in Providence.

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Beautiful but I may be biased

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visited Brown with my family while in Providence. Very beautiful campus, lots of history. Also a lot of artwork outside made for great picture taking. Pretty downtown area for lunch as well.

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful campus. Not as extensive as some of the Ivies, but only has one major professional school-Medicine. Intertwined on the fringes are beautiful singular homes and many buildings of historical note; first Baptist church in America. Brownstone, brick, limestone, wood; many styles. Accessible in some respects only via a very steep hill climb. The highest point in RI, so... More 

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