Brown University is a private Ivy League university based in Providence, Rhode Island. It was ranked 49th in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 and 25th in the Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.
As indicated by the QS World University Rankings® by Subject, Brown University is particularly strong in development studies (25th), economics and econometrics (30th) and English language and literature (36th).
Founded in 1764, Brown University is a research intensive liberal arts college committed to sustainability. Its Brown is Green website records its progress towards achieving sustainability and reducing emissions