Brown to confer 2,505 degrees at its 253rd Commencement

At its 253rd Commencement — which will take place across two days of ceremonies on May 1 and 2, 2021 — Brown University will confer a total of 2,505 undergraduate, graduate, medical and honorary degrees.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University will confer a total of 2,505 degrees at its 253rd Commencement exercises, with undergraduate, graduate and medical school ceremonies taking place across Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2, 2021.

On Saturday, degrees will be conferred on the College Green during the Graduate School ceremony and on the Ruth J. Simmons Quad during the Warren Alpert Medical School ceremony. On Sunday, degrees will be conferred to undergraduates in two separate, but identical College ceremonies, which will take place on the College Green.

Bachelor's Degrees

974

Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)

587

Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.)

2

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (A.B./Sc.B.)

1,563

SUBTOTAL bachelor's degrees earned

Master's Degrees

152

Master of Arts (A.M.)

16

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

59

Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.)

34

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

36

Executive Master of Business Administration (Brown-IE Business School)

309

Master of Science (Sc.M.)

74

Executive Master

680

SUBTOTAL master’s degrees earned

Terminal/Professional Degrees

83

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

119

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

202

SUBTOTAL terminal/professional degrees earned

Total — Degrees Earned

2,445

Honorary Degrees

6

Honorary Doctorates

54

Master of Arts, ad eundem

60

SUBTOTAL honorary degrees

Grand Total — Degrees Conferred on May 1 and 2, 2021

2,505

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