Brown University

布朗大学成立于1764 年,坐落在历史悠久、文化内涵深厚的普罗维登斯市,是一所世界著名的综合性私立高等研究型学府,是常春藤八所盟校中最有性格、最会创新、最为开放也极受学生欢迎的大学。

布朗大学的校训是“我们信仰上帝”,意思就是像信奉上帝般信奉真理。布朗大学的这个校训始终伴引领着布朗大学的发展,随着历史的发展它已经渗透在布朗大学的各个方面。因此,布朗大学不论是在学术上还是在非学术方面,特别强调和崇尚自由。其本科生课程也因此备受美国高等教育界人士的推崇。在这里,学生都被当作成人平等对待,他们可以自主选择自己感兴趣的专业和课程。

布朗大学的所有学科在美国高校中都属 一流水平。但相对而言,布朗大学的人文学科特别出色,它在古典文学、英文、历史、 西班牙文和艺术史等方面的研究一直名列前茅,深受学界人士的赞誉。在这些学科领域,布朗大学的师资力量和研究条件在美国堪称一流。此外,布朗大学的 心理学、数学、机械工程、土木工程、物理、计算机科学和地球科学也相当不错,在美国高校中享有较高知名度。而且布朗还有一些新奇少见的本科专业,如海洋生物、医学伦理、埃及文、现代文化和媒介,乃至巴西研究等等,称得上五花八门,琳琅满目。

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island, and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction.

Undergraduates pursue bachelor’s degrees in more than 70 concentrations, ranging from Egyptology to cognitive neuroscience. Anything’s possible at Brown—the university’s commitment to undergraduate freedom means students must take responsibility as architects of their courses of study.

Brown students have a lot to smile about. Named by the 2010 Princeton Review as the #1 College in America for Happiest Students, Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting. http://www.brown.edu/about