Brown University

Providence, RI

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Brown University

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Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 1
SAT II Scores Due February 1
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 11,383 17,359 28,742
Accepted 1,288 1,471 2,759
Acceptance Rate 11% 8% 9%
Enrolled 699 840 1,539

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(82% of Students Admitted to Brown University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 660 to 760
  • Math 660 to 770
  • Writing 670 to 780
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 760 770 780
Bottom 25th Percentile 660 660 670

ACT Scores

(37% of Students Admitted to Brown University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 30 to 35
  • Math 28 to 34
  • Composite 29 to 34
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 35 34 34
Bottom 25th Percentile 30 28 29

Brown University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($75)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 3 4
History 2 2
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Lab 2 3
Other 1
Electives 1 1

Brown University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 6,930 (98%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 110 (1%)

Brown University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($75)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 8)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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