Why Brown Engineering?
of undergraduate students are women
full-time, tenure-track faculty members
million in externally supported research awards
fellows of major professional societies
National Science Foundation Career Awards
members of the National Academy of Engineering
Office Hours with a Dean
Join Senior Associate Dean Kimani Toussaint on Mondays through April 19 for open advising hours from 12-1 p.m. ET via Zoom. *Monday, Jan. 18 will be rescheduled to Wednesday, Jan. 20* This is an opportunity to discuss any concerns or suggestions about any aspect of the School of Engineering. To make an appointment, send an email to [email protected], briefly indicating to what the matter pertains.
Graduate School Application Information
Apply online beginning September 1.
The Master of Arts in Design Engineering program (MADE), offered jointly by the RISD Architecture + Design division and Brown’s School of Engineering, emphasizes experiential learning as it prepares students to create objects that embody collaborative expression and improve people’s lives. Cohort size is limited to 18. Applications are due February 1. Financial aid is available.
An engineering degree program at Brown will provide you with a broad knowledge of all fields of engineering, as well as specialized training in your discipline. By collaborating with faculty and students in research and design projects both within and alongside the formal curriculum, you will learn how to put theory into practice. Combining your study of engineering with Brown's renowned 'open' curriculum in the liberal arts will help you to put your engineering skills to the best possible use.
Doctor of Philosophy
The Ph.D. degree is achieved through an intensive program of coursework and independent research in any one of the following areas: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Fluids and Thermal Sciences, Materials Science, or Mechanics of Solids and Structures.
Master of Science
Brown’s School of Engineering offers several options for the Master of Science (Sc.M.) degree, whether your goal is future academic pursuit or improving employment potential. Options may be chosen and programs tailored toward your individual needs.
5th Year Master's
Undergraduates in engineering with high academic standing may enter an integrated program leading to the award of a master of science degree at the end of the academic year following receipt of the bachelor of science degree.
Master of Arts in Design Engineering
The Master of Arts in Design Engineering (MADE) is an eleven-month, joint degree program, awarded by RISD and Brown, and utilizes the assets of both institutions. The program focuses on collaboration between technical and design disciplines.
Master's in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (PRIME) students experience the process of creating value from technology, learn how to develop embryonic ideas, and execute how to bring them to market. Core business skills in finance, strategy, marketing decision making, globalization and management are provided to assure venture success.
Master's in Technology Leadership
To perform effectively in an interconnected world that is constantly evolving, science and technology leaders need to complement their technical expertise with communication, leadership, and relational skills. Brown’s Master's in Technology Leadership program trains students to approach problems with an interdisciplinary mindset and gives them the tools that will propel them to the next stage in their career.
Bachelor of Arts
The Engineering A.B. degree is offered by the School of Engineering to enable students to combine a rigorous and interdisciplinary foundation in engineering with the diverse opportunities offered by Brown's liberal arts curriculum. With only ten required courses, it has the greatest flexibility of all the School's degree programs.
Bachelor of Science
Students may choose from several Sc.B. degree programs, which are intended to prepare graduates for professional practice or graduate school in engineering and science. The Sc.B. programs in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/