Brown University Campus, Providence, RI

Applying to Brown University

Acceptance Rate 7.67%
Yield 60.93%
SAT Average 1,485
ACT Average 100
Applicants 35,437

Applying To Brown University

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 7.67% at Brown University where total 35,437 students applied and 2,718 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Brown University.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationhttps://www.brown.edu/admission/undergraduate/
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 35,437 students (14,130 men and 21,307 women) applied to Brown University and 2,718 (1,330 men and 1,388 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 785 men and 867 women were enrolled into Brown University. Following table shows the Brown University Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 7.67% and yield is 60.93%.

Admission Statistics at Brown University
Acceptance Rate 7.67% 9.41% 6.51%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 60.93% 59.02% 62.46%
[Chart] Brown University Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

1,044 applicants (63% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 815 applicants (49%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,420. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 96. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Brown University.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Brown University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700760
SAT Math720790
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3035
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at Brown University
[Chart] ACT Scores at Brown University

Admission Requirements

Brown University requires 4 articles and recommends 3 articles to submit to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Brown University

Application Requirements for Brown University
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Brown University is Semester. Next table describes credits that Brown University accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits