Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Congratulations on your acceptance to the MPA program!

We hope you will attend our Admissions Days to learn about the benefits of studying at Brown. If you haven't already sent in an RSVP for Admissions Day, use this form to respond. RSVP requested by March 19, 2018.

Admissions Days Schedule

Please note that this schedule is subject to change

Thursday, April 5

Suggested attire: comfortable walking shoes for the tour.

2:20 - 4:00 pm

Tour of Providence neighborhoods by minibus
Check in at 59 Charlesfield Street no later than 2:20 p.m.,

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Casual reception with current MPA students
Flatbread Company, 161 Cushing Street

Friday, April 6

Unless otherwise noted, programs take place at Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street, McKinney Room (3rd Floor).
Suggested attire: business casual with shoes suitable for walking.

8:30 - 9:15 am Welcome Breakfast
9:15 - 10:10 am MPA Program Overview
10:20 - 11:00 am Microeconomics with Professor Emily Oster
11:10 - 12:00 pm Financing Your MPA
12:10 - 1:00 pm Lunch with Faculty
1:10 - 2:00 pm Career Planning and Alumni Panel
2:10 - 2:50 pm Brown Campus Tour 
3:00 - 3:45 pm Faculty Research Talk with John Friedman
4:00 - 5:00 pm Student Panel: Life at Brown
5:00 - 5:15 pm Closing Remarks, Final Questions
5:15 - 6:30 pm

Reception with Current MPA Students and Faculty
Watson Institute Lobby

Questions about Admissions Days

Contact Ellen Dessloch, Ellen_Dessloch@brown.edu