Brown University is a private Ivy League that was founded in 1764. As the seventh oldest university in the US, Brown was also the first institution to accept students regardless of their religion. It was ranked #14 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and has a highly selective admissions process to go along with its no-loan financial aid program. Students at Brown create their own curriculum without general education requirements, and popular fields of study are economics, computer science, and biology.
brown is awesome because it is very challenging and definitely a rigorous education, but students generally work together as opposed to competing against each other. the spirit on campus is one of acceptance of everything and everyone and anyone can find a place where they feel like they belong. people are very down to earth and care a lot about helping others and improving the world!
Danielle from North Potomac, MD
The perfect word for Brown is nonpareil, as in it is completely unmatched in the world of colleges. I honestly feel that there is such a collection of classes, students, opportunities, and experiences unique to only Brown that makes it special beyond belief. The freedom and diversity here allow for self discovery, world-class education, and a sense of belonging.