Early Admissions & Regular Decision

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Brown accepted 769 students out of 4,230 early applications received for the Class of 2023.  Last year, Brown received 3,501 applications for early decision and accepted 738 applicants. Brown accepted 18.18 percent to the Class of 2023, 21 percent to the Class of 2022, and 22 percent of early applicants to the Classes of 2021 and 2020.



The University offered admission to 6.60 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2023, down from last year’s record-low acceptance rate of 7.24 percent. Out of the 38,674 students who applied — the largest pool in University history —2,551 students were admitted. The 1,782 students accepted through the regular decision process will join the 769 students admitted in December. The rate of admission for the ED round stood at just above 18 percent. Last year, Brown admitted 2,566 students or 8.32 percent of its 35,438 applicants to the Class of 2022. First-generation students account for 14 percent of admitted students, compared to 13 percent in last year’s admitted class. 49 percent of admitted students identify as people of color, the same percentage as last year.