Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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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). Brown University has recently been ranked #1 for America's Happiest College Students, according to the..  more »

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Admission Criteria & Eligibility

To gain admission into the esteemed Brown undergraduate programme:
  • An international student should have an average SAT score between 1990-2300 and an ACT above 32.
  • CBSE and ICSE students should have above 85% marks, IGCSE board students above AAAB and IB board students above 36 out of a total score of 45. The subject SAT scores depends on the field the student is applying  to.
  • The average TOEFL score should be 100 (Internet-based exam) and IELTS score should be 7.0
  • If your score on the SAT Reasoning test is above a 650, it is not necessary to take the TOEFL
  • Early Decision candidates could apply by 1st November receives notification by 15th December. Regular Decision candidates apply by 1st January receive notification by Early April
  • You should complete secondary school.  Brown first-year students will have completed 12-13 years of primary and secondary schooling.
  • You should plan to sit for national and international examinations, such as the GCE A-levels, German Abitur, French Baccalauréat, Chinese Gaokao, and International Baccalaureate, and submit the predicted or actual scores for those examinations as part of your credentials for admission to Brown. We expect the actual scores to be submitted before matriculation. At the time of application, you and your school should submit a request in writing if you are in a national curriculum but are not planning on taking the corresponding external examinations.
  • English language proficiency must be achieved before you are admitted. Brown does not offer courses in English as a Second Language for its undergraduates and does not accept on a provisional basis students who are deficient in English. We highly recommend that international applicants take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the IELTS and arrange for Brown to receive the official results. A TOEFL score of 600 or above on the written exam or 100 or above on the internet-based exam, or an 8.0 on the IELTS, is expected in most cases.
  • Documents or information that will be part of your application file should be written in English or be accompanied by official translations along with original documents in the original language.
  • Although an English proficiency examination is not required for admission, we highly recommend that all international students submit the results of the TOEFL or the IELTS. 

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History of Art and Architecture BA 4Years $ 50,224 / Year Admission | Fees


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75 Waterman St
Providence, Rhode Island
United States of America
Phone: +1-401-863-2378
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