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Brown University

1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
+1 401-863-1000
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Nice campus

Brown University has a very nice campus and well kept. During the school year there is always... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Beautiful Campus in Historical Area

I was blown away by the beauty and preservation of the area around Brown and College Hill. Just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Morrison, Colorado
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University located in Providence.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
College Hill
+1 401-863-1000

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Reviewed yesterday

Brown University has a very nice campus and well kept. During the school year there is always something happening and to be seen.

Thank gcd075
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was blown away by the beauty and preservation of the area around Brown and College Hill. Just plugged the University into my GPS and then took random roads all around the area. Would have loved to spend more time....next time. So impressed with the...More

Thank Victoria80465
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to stop off here and see such a history infused campus - interesting architecture and statuary.

Thank caddy1071
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just walking around the Brown University Campus, one gets the sense of place and purpose! Beautifully maintained, and, a present, yet unobtrusive, security force, just to make anyone feel comfortable, is essential to these higher learning establishments. The buildings and grounds are elegant, as one...More

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great experience at the Brown baseball camp with its newly upgraded stadium. Coaches were professional, friendly and informative. Tour guide was wonderful, enthusiastic and eager to help share the Brown experience. Information session was great, the admission officer was extremely helpful walking us through the...More

Thank TheJerseyGuy111
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Charming return visit since daughter graduated more than 30 years ago. Memories of prior visits as we walked thrugh several buildings and through the quads.

Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Brown University was on my list of places to visit and we were glad we did. We had an enjoyable day walking through and around the campus. I took many photographs of the buildings and artwork scattered throughout the quads.

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed a walk though campus looking at the architectural style and the grounds. Very nice- if you have a few hours to just stroll it is well worth the relaxing walk.

Thank 01Elmartillo65
Reviewed 18 July 2017 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 14 July 2017 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
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Response from michael s | Reviewed this property |
Free, but you must register before coming to campus
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Response from goaroving | Reviewed this property |
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

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