History at Brown University
Brown is located in Providence, Rhode Island and has a total student population of 9,948. In 2021, 68 history majors received their bachelor's degree from Brown.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Brown History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
- Doctorate Degree in History
Brown History Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at Brown compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at Brown is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Popular History Doctor’s Degree Schools||46|
|Best Value History Doctor’s Degree Schools||54|
|Best Value History Schools||185|
History Student Demographics at Brown
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Brown University.
Brown History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brown University with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||6|
Brown History Master’s Program
In the history master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 44% of degree recipients. That is 17% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brown University with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Brown also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 5 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
If you plan to be a history major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Brown University. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Communication & Journalism
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Social Sciences
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for RI, the home state for Brown University.
|Occupation||Jobs in RI||Average Salary in RI|
|High School Teachers||4,410||$71,440|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Ad Meskens under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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