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Brown University
Providence, RI
LOCATION AND SETTING
Providence Population 178,432
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Environment Small city
Campus Size 154 acres
Weather
Temperature 19.1 average low in January, 76.9 average high in September
Rain 125 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 10 miles from campus in Providence
Nearest Bus Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Providence
Nearest Train Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Providence
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 76% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 24%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Brown Bear
School Colors Brown, white, and red
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x      
Fencing x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Gymnastics x      
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Skiing (Downhill) x      
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Water Polo x   x  
Wrestling     x  
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports cheerleading, sailing, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports cheerleading, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities 9% of women participate
Fraternities 11% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus