Undergraduate Admission

Admission Facts

Of course, there are fun facts about Brown. You'll want to know, for instance, that our mascot is a bear named Bruno and that our colors are brown, red and white.

Other facts will impact the quality of your education—such as our student-to-faculty ratio of just 6:1 and the fact that 100 percent of our faculty teach undergraduates. You'll also be interested to know that 72 percent of our undergraduate classes have fewer than 20 students. That means you'll have a lot of face-to-face time with some of the best researchers and teachers in academia.

38,674

applications to the undergraduate Class of 2023

7.1%

acceptance rate for the Class of 2023

100%

of each student's demonstrated financial need met by Brown

And then there are facts that will affect your future. Consider that within 10 years of graduation, 80 percent of Brown students have furthered their education through graduate school or professional study. Our 92 percent admission rate to medical school and 91 percent admission rate to law school are both far above the national average.

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