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, 22 percent of early applicants to the classes of 2021 and 2020.



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.