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Brown University offers 50 doctoral programs and nearly 30 master’s programs, including those of the School of Engineering, the School of Public Health, and the School of Professional Studies.

Exploring Graduate Studies at Brown

If you are interested in an academic program, please feel free to contact that program’s Director of Graduate Study. Application deadlines vary by program.

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Application and Admission Information

Learn more about the application process, components and fees. Fill out an inquiry form and/or start your application.

All Doctoral Programs

Except those in Public Health, MFA and Biomedical Sciences Master's Programs

Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (fifth-year) Literary Arts, Medical Physics, Medical Sciences, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry (fifth-year), Therapeutic Sciences (fifth-year), Pathobiology (fifth-year), Theatre: Brown/Trinity Repertory Acting and Directing, Theatre and Performance Studies
Application is open.

Learn How to Apply to Doctoral Programs

Select Master's and Fifth-Year Master’s Programs

*Fifth-Year option available for current Brown seniors


If you have any questions regarding the application process or admission to one of the master's programs listed above, please email

Learn How to Apply to Select Master's and Fifth-Year Programs

All Public Health

Doctoral, master's and fifth-year master’s programs

Behavioral and Social Health Sciences, Biostatistics (terminal and fifth-year), Clinical and Translational Research, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Public Health

Learn how to apply to Public Health Programs

All Professional Programs

Healthcare Leadership, IE Brown Executive MBA, Technology Leadership

Learn how to Apply to Professional Programs