Early Admissions & Regular Decision

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BROWN EARLY ADMISSIONS

Brown accepted 738 students out of 3,502 early applications received for the Class of 2022. Last year, Brown received 3,186 applications for early decision and accepted 695 applicants. Brown accepted 21 percent to the Class of 2022, 22 percent to the Class of 2021, 22 percent of early applicants to the Class of 2020, 20 percent to the Class of 2019 and 19 percent to the Class of 2018.

BROWN UNIVERSITY EARLY ROUND ACCEPTANCE
Early Applications Accepted Total Early Applications Received Early Acceptance Rate Estimated Overall Enrollment % of Class Filled by Early Admissions
2022 738 3,502 21.07% 1,700 43.41%
2021 695 3,170 21.92% 1,500 46.33%
2020 669 3,030 22.08% 1,500 34.46%
2019 617 3,016 20.46% 1,500 41.13%
2018 583 3,088 18.88% 1,500 38.87%
2017 558 3,010 18.54%
2016 556 2,919 19.05%
2015 577 2,796 20.64%
2014 567 2,847 19.92%
2013 551 2,348 23.47%

BROWN EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

Brown University offered admission to 7.24 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2022, down from last year’s record-low acceptance rate of 8.32 percent. The rate of admission for the ED round stood at just above 21 percent. Out of the 35,438 students who applied — the largest pool in University history —2,566 students were admitted. The 2,027 students accepted through the regular decision process will join the 737 students admitted in December. Last year, Brown admitted 2,722 students or 8.32 percent of its 32,724 applicants to the Class of 2021.

Forty-nine percent of accepted students identify as students of color, an increase from 47 percent last year. Additionally, 13 percent of admitted students identify as first-generation students, a slightly lower percentage than last year. The admitted students hail from 48 states and 76 nations, with international citizens making up 11 percent of the pool. The top five represented states were California, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas, while the top five represented countries were China, India, the United Kingdom, Canada and Singapore.

BROWN UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION
Regular Decision Applications Accepted Regular Decision Applications Received Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2022 1,829 31,936 5.73%
2021 2,027 29,554 6.86%
2020 2,250 29,360 7.66%
2019 1,963 27,381 7.17%
2018 2,036 27,344 7.45%
2017 2,091 25,909 8.07%
2016 2,204 25,823 8.54%

BROWN UNIVERSITY EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS
Early & Regular Decision Applications Accepted Early & Regular Decision Applications Received Early & Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2022 2,566 35,438 7.24%
2021 2,722 32,724 8.32%
2020 2,919 32,390 9.01%
2019 2,580 30,397 8.49%
2018 2,619 30,432 8.61%
2017 2,649 28,919 9.16%
2016 2,760 28,742 9.60%
2015 2,757 30,944 8.91%
2014 2,815 30,135 9.34%
2013 2,790 24,988 11.17%
2012 2,828 20,633 13.71%