Founded in 1764, Brown University was first opened under the name of the College of Rhode Island. This foundation university in Providence, Rhode Island, has a total of over 8,000 students. University, Social Sciences, Architecture, Public Health, Business & Management Business Economics, Chemistry and Geology et al. offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and graduate degrees in more than 120 fields. Brown School of Medicine, Brown Graduate School and Social Sciences & It operates through the Science School.