Brown University (Alpert)

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222 Richmond Street, Box G-M
Providence, RI 02912


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#34 Best Primary Care

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The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University has an application deadline of November 1. The application fee at Brown University is $100. Its tuition is Full-time: $49,384. The faculty-student ratio at Brown University is 1.6:1. The Warren Alpert Medical School has 2,029 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

The M.D. education at the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School begins with integrated science courses and allows students to pursue an area of interest as early as their first year through Scholarly Concentration courses. Concentration options include disaster medicine and response, women’s reproductive health, and global health, among others.

Students can also pursue interests through research experiences. At Brown, these can include basic and clinical science opportunities, international projects, summer studies, and more. For students interested in earning two degrees at once, Brown offers a selection of dual degree programs including a M.D./master of public health through the Brown University Public Health Program and a M.D./master of public policy through the Brown University Taubman Center for Public Policy.

Alpert Medical School students come together for annual school events, lectures, and concerts. Medical students also have the option to join a variety of student organizations, including the Emergency Medicine Interest Group and the Medical Chinese Interest Group, as well as medical advocacy groups, such as the Disability Awareness Group and the Brown Agriculture, Nutrition, and Community Health group.

The campus’s location in Providence, R.I., puts medical students in an easy distance to the school’s seven teaching hospitals, which include the Providence VA Medical Center and the Women and Infants’ Hospital of Rhode Island.


Applications accepted June 2 (Begins)
November 1 (Ends)
Application fee $100
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 743
Full-time faculty-student ratio 1.6:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 458
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $49,384

Required fees $3,800


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
emergency medicine orthopaedic surgery
family practice pediatrics
internal medicine psychiatry
internal medicine - pediatrics radiology - diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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