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 2021 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Brown University ever to date. For the Class of 2021, 32,724 students applied to Brown University of which 2,722 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 8.3%. Overall applications increased by 1% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 32,390 to 32,724.
For the Class of 2021, 695 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 3,170, yielding an early acceptance rate of 21.9%. Early applications increased by 4.6% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 3,030 to 3,170.