Brown University is a private, Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760-1820), Brown is the third oldest institution of higher education in New England and seventh oldest in the United States. Academically, Brown consists of The College, Graduate School, Alpert Medical School, and the School of Engineering. Brown's international programs are organized through the Watson Institute for International Studies. The school has the oldest undergraduate engineering program in the Ivy League (1847). Every year Brown welcomes students from around the world. In fact, about 15 percent of our students come from abroad. The International Students Resources web portal provides links and information to support services and offers a view of what you can expect as an international student at Brown.There is not a separate application for international applicants. Please complete the application appropriate to your status as an incoming first-year or transfer student. You should indicate your citizenship according to the passport with which you plan to enter the United States. - Link in with Brown University on Univariety today.