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Brown University

1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
+1 401-863-1000
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Lucky graduate

I am lucky to have attended Brown University for my undergraduate degree, not only is it the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Providence, Rhode Island
ADOCH - A Day On Campus Hill

Visiting this campus was amazing! The staff, students, locals are all very welcoming and helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
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+1 401-863-1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am lucky to have attended Brown University for my undergraduate degree, not only is it the highest quality education, but its the most gorgeous setting, historical architecture, and beautifully kept grounds of any school I have ever visited. As the name of Old Brown...More

Thank melodyfe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this campus was amazing! The staff, students, locals are all very welcoming and helpful. There are great places to eat every where. This is really up on a hill.

Thank SweetE143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice stroll on this beautiful Campus and the surrounding neighborhood. The bookstore is kind of oldish but good enough for Brown memorabilia. Not much shopping on Thayer street but a couple of decent restaurants.

Thank bchrysos
Reviewed 19 April 2017

what can one say: its beautiful, quiet, quaint, historic, educational ....lovely all around! although (with RISD) separate from the city, it is well integrated and not isolated...the neighborhood streets are lovely.

Thank izakthemindful
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Brown is a beautiful and impressive campus in the picturesque town of Providence. High quality education which doesn't come cheap.

Thank matelajolla
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Although there are a few "modern" buildings, most of the Brown campus is filled with classic New England college and university architecture dating from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- and with few exceptions they are a marvel to behold. Visitors can explore the campus...More

Thank John B J
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The campus is beautiful and quite compact. You can easily spend 30 minutes walking around campus, and there are plenty of good options for food, coffee, and dessert nearby. It would be shame not to visit Brown's campus if spending time in Providence.

1  Thank RunrDave
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Located in downtown Providence, the campus is really pretty and the grounds and gardens are beautiful. You definitely get a sense of the history when exploring the campus. Brown is within walking distance to many shops and restaurants.

Thank tbwg
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Brown is located on the East Side of Providence and is a lovely setting of historic homes and streets. Enjoy the ambiance.

Thank McCroson
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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...More

1  Thank kding2
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What is the price for a brown university college tour?
25 July 2016|
Response from michael s | Reviewed this property |
Free, but you must register before coming to campus
Addendum. GW toll now $16. Save money and traffic by exiting I-80 at Saddle Brook. Take Garden State Parkway North to end at I-87_go east towards NY,cross Tappan Zee Bridge, then 287 to end at I=95.Small tolls onGSP and $5 at bridge. No toll on 95 east anymore,just traffic bottlenecks
23 July 2016|
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Response from goaroving | Reviewed this property |
it was my advixw! So thanks for the feedbaxk, Willy Fran
I am driving from Chicago to Providence in the fall.My son is going to attend Brown.I am going to move him in. I wanted to get road tips with regards to the best route.Approximate tolls and where to break journey as it is a long trip.
21 July 2016|
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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