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Brown University

1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
+1 401-863-1000
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The Happiest Ivy

I'm a rising senior in high school who visited Brown University just yesterday to help me decide... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Morgan H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Tennis camp

My daughter had a great time at the Brown tennis camp but our experience with drop off was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane K
wallingford pa
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University located in Providence.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ivy league” (31 reviews)
“campus tour” (8 reviews)
1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
College Hill
+1 401-863-1000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm a rising senior in high school who visited Brown University just yesterday to help me decide whether or not to apply. I went on a tour and attended an information session, and both were great resources. My tour guide was friendly and well-equipped to...More

Thank Morgan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter had a great time at the Brown tennis camp but our experience with drop off was the worst I have ever had. I totally understand that it is an urban campus but the streets were not well marked and neither were the buildings....More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This school area is very cool. On the hill so walking can be an issue. Very narrow streets and history just bubbles out of the buildings.

Thank mcdonapa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed my self guided tour and admiring the gates, art and architecture. Lively shopping district as well

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful old university! Loved walking in the grassy quads shaded by the trees, and the selection in the bookstore! Alison bechtel ' fun house, the maudsley hospital book of psychopharmacology mother There for only an hour or two

Thank Jcraiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a nice campus. I am not sure that I really consider any campus somewhere to just visit as a tourist. And judging a campus for a 4 year experience deals with so many other issues. In terms of spending a couple of hours on...More

Thank Richard10024
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alma mater of John D. Rockefeller and Emma Watson, this bastion of liberal arts is also a lovely historic campus. Well worth a walking tour. Keep you eyes peeled for statuary--from classical sculpture to modern surprises. Some present for 5 year loans.

Thank Jarobinstx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quad's at Brown define the proper university campus, and they repurpose classic buildings while maintaining historic exteriors. Sure, Brown builds modern building, just not within the original quads. Yes, they have taken over too much of the nearby neighborhood, but College Hill has always...More

Thank chickenpipe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with most Ivy League schools, the grounds are in good condition and the architecture has grown up with the school. There are old buildings (the whole University was once housed in a single building (administration, teaching and dormitory). It has substantially expanded, needless to...More

Thank HPLowry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small and visitor friendly campus but not like university in a big city so crowed, convenience location to Providence city center. We join the Information session and campus tour on conformable summer date, also visit some attractions on the town within walking distance. It...More

Thank Ben R
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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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Response from goaroving | Reviewed this property |
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