Brown University is an Ivy League School and its admissions statistics fall in the middle of all Ivy League Schools. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Brown University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2020 was one of the most challenging year to be admitted to Brown University ever to date. For the Class of 2020, 32,390 students applied to Brown University of which 2,919 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 9%. Overall applications increased by 6.6% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 30,397 to 32,390.
For the Class of 2020, 669 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 3,030, yielding an early acceptance rate of 22.1%. Early applications increased by 0.5% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 3,016 to 3,030.