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Brown University Admissions

Brown admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 8%. Students that get into Brown have an average SAT score between 1420-1550 or an average ACT score of 32-35. The regular admissions application deadline for Brown is January 5. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Brown early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
8%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
22%
Total Applicants
35,437
SAT Range
1420-1550
SAT Reading
700-760
SAT Math
720-790
Students Submitting SAT
63%
ACT Range
32-35
ACT English
34-36
ACT Math
30-35
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
49%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 5
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$75
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
81%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.27 responses
Poll
85%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.27 responses
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