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Brown University

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at Brown

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesD-
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringC
Civil EngineeringA+
Computer ScienceA
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcA
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentA-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
Geography and GeosciencesB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA
Perfomance ArtsA+
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA+
PreMed and MedicalA-
Public PolicyA+

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Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

Brown University
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Harvard University
Yale University
Princeton University
Cornell University
Stanford University
Columbia University in the City of New York
Dartmouth College


The professors are really good, very easy to get in touch and work with. The social life is also great, there is every type of person at Brown, so eve...Read full comment
PEOPLE: the best part about this university, theyre rbight and creative and talented, yet do not show off ACADEMICS: choose the right departments and...Read full comment
Brown is great because it has great people. The endowment is tiny compared to Harvard or Yale, so money issues play a huge role, from your financial ...Read full comment
Honestly, I wish I had attended a different school. The workload is intense, and peers at rival schools give you shit about how Brown's a joke. It's d...Read full comment
You really can study anything here. There are lots of very cool people (as at any other school); everyone here was super competitive in high school bu...Read full comment
Brown University is an ideal school for the bright, yet somewhat ambivalent student. He or she can choose to pursue all of his or her interests in gr...Read full comment
After spending a semester on campus I can say that applying ED was one of the better decisions I've made in the past few years. The freedom to pick cl...Read full comment
... The intellectual atmosphere here is incredibly focused on education and learning, not grades, not competition, but indivdual growth in each pers...Read full comment
Brown gives you the freedom to have as fun and fulfilling of a college experience as you want -- no core curriculum, a flexible grading system without...Read full comment
I went to Brown just before it adopted the open curriculum which makes it such a "hot" school now, but I've visited recently and get the same great im...Read full comment
Brown is a great school. People there are actually trying to learn and do positive things with their education after graduation, rather than just tryi...Read full comment
Brown is wonderful! The students are interesting, creative and unpretentious. The graduate schools are small so the university is attentve to the need...Read full comment
... For an Ivy, the competition is very low ...Read full comment
Well, I suggest everyone to think twice before accepting to attend Brown University. I attended the school for two years and had a blast of a time, ho...Read full comment
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