This Summer, study at Brown University, an Ivy known for its embrace of independent thinkers, and be part of an increasingly diverse and inclusive community where students are valued and respected.
Experience challenging academics without the pressure of formal grades, and study alongside peers from around the world who are as motivated and curious as you are.
Come to Brown to get a feel for what college life is like – the responsibility, the freedom, and the new friendships. Leave enriched by an unforgettable educational experience, prepared for your next steps.
Learn more: www.brown.edu/precollege
- On Location Programs (Rome, Segovia, Atlanta, Costa Rica)
- Brown Leadership Institute
- Environmental Leadership Labs
- College Credit Options
For information on costs, please see each program page on our website.
Cost and Session Information
Cost varies by course and program.
College Credit only awarded to courses within the 7-Week Pre-Baccalaureate Program.
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The Pre-college program is a really great experience. You get a true understanding of what college will be like- with the challenging courses, heavy course load, and limitless freedom. It is a big undertaking for the participant, and you have to learn to budget your time and motivate yourself to work. But aside from the academics, there is lots to do for social and free time activities. Outside of class you are free to do as you wish as long as you check in with the RA by 11pm. This program is definitely not for an antisocial student because there are about 2,000 kids for precollege on campus at a time, so it is your responsibility to make friends, but lots of activities are hosted by RAs and staff to help kids socialize. There is a lot to do in Providence; downtown, a big mall and arcade, a beach only for the Brown and RISD kids, plus the opportunity to take trips with Brown PreCollege or on your own. A couple of friends and I took the MBTA train to Boston for the day to meet up with some friends and it was a lot of fun. The program is really fantastic :)))