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Brown University

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Visiting And Contact Information

Box 1876

Providence, RI 02912

United States

Phone: 401-863-2378

Fax: 401-863-9300

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 99
SAT:
% Submitting Score:79%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:660 - 760
     Math Middle 50%:670 - 780
     Writing Middle 50%:670 - 770
ACT:
% Submitting Score:38%
     ACT Middle 50%:29 - 34
     Math Middle 50%:28 - 34
     English Middle 50%:29 - 35
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:94%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:98%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:63%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 28,919
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,654
Total of accepted students who enroll: 1,543
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 97%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $75.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Decision Notification Date: 12/15
Regular Application Deadline: 01/01
Regular Notification Date: 04/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: No
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Very important
Recommendation(s):Very important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Very important
Character / Personal Qualities:Very important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:3
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:3
     Social Studies:0
     History:2
     Academic Electives:1
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:20
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
     Lab Science:3
     Foreign Language:4
     Social Studies:0
     History:2
     Academic Electives:1
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:1
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    99
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    660 - 760
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    670 - 780
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    670 - 770
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    29 - 34
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    28 - 34
  •      English Middle 50%:
    29 - 35
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/01
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