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Brown University Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at Brown University Look For?

Examine the admissions data of recent incoming classes to gain a clearer insight into your probability of being accepted at Brown University.

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How are Brown University Admissions and Enrollment Stats Applicable to You?

Brown Admission Statistics can help you to understand the likelihood of being accepted. Compare your SAT and ACT scores to previously accepted students. If your scores are lower than average, that may mean you should try to retake the exam or look at schools that better fit your scores. A college’s acceptance rates and selectivity are a good way to judge how difficult it is to be admitted.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): Are You the Right Type of Student For This College?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College More Selective
Acceptance Rate 6%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 46,568
Accepted 2,568
Enrolled 1,705

What’s the Male/Female Breakdown When it Comes to Admissions?

Applicants: Men - Women  39 to 61
Accepted: Men - Women  50 to 50
Enrolled: Men - Women  50 to 50

Average Test Scores

About 51% of students accepted to Brown submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 770. Math scores were between 740 and 800.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brown University  ( 720 to 770 )
SAT Math Scores for Brown University  ( 740 to 800 )

Brown received ACT scores from 30% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Brown University  ( 33 to 35 )

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