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Ivy League urban campus

A frequent stop for college-bound teens and there parents. A hard school to get into but a popular... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David W
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Beautiful Campus!

My daughter attended a pre-college summer course here recently. The college campus is lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
IsabelladeTrenck
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University located in Providence.
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1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
College Hill
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A frequent stop for college-bound teens and there parents. A hard school to get into but a popular stretch school for students. A pretty quad with 19th and early 20th century buildings. The only Ivy League school without a law or business school, but it...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter attended a pre-college summer course here recently. The college campus is lovely. Easy to negotiate and well signed. The students conducting our tours were very informative and polite. Accommodation in the halls of residence could definately be updated, but were perfectly adequate.

Thank IsabelladeTrenck
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked around this campus and found it to be very nice - everything I expected from Brown. The history here is amazing!

Thank Bonnie B C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to the campus visitor center for a free map. Very walk-able, relatively small campus. Quite a few restaurants on Thayer. It is on a hill very close to downtown. We have no problem finding a free parking space north of campus. Definitely worth stopping...More

Thank theoldtimer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old buildings and architecture. The day we toured it was 85 degrees F and very humid which made it uncomfortable. None of the dorms had air conditioning.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brown University has a very well-maintained campus, and the college itself is a whole neighborhood. College Hill, and by extension, Brown University is an area full of 19th century ornate architecture. The best thing about Brown University, other than the fact that it's a wonderful...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful campus and well groomed . Feels safe walking around any parts. Students were very friendly

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located on a small hill, the historical buildings are easily accessible and set out in a fairly compact layout. Nice to just walk around on a quiet summer day.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start with the positives - this is a beautiful campus and our student tour guide was great. They dont take reservations for the tour so if your college looking teen wants a tour just show up, that can make the tours kinda large...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We toured Brown University and thought the campus itself was pretty. I was a little turned off by the emphasis on the emergency buttons around campus where someone would be there in 60 seconds if you pushed the button. The campus itself felt safe but...More

Thank Lisa T
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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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