Undergraduate Admission

Standardized Tests

We look at your test scores along with other information about your academic promise as we read your complete application.

For first-year applicants in the 2020-21 admission cycle, Brown is now test optional.

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Standardized testing is optional for all applicants with U.S. military service.

Beginning with the Class of 2025, Brown will no longer recommend the submission of SAT Subject Tests. If submitted, Subject Tests will be considered as part of your application. Students who have not taken the Subject Tests will be at no disadvantage in Brown’s admission process.

International Applicants

Review Brown's English proficiency requirements for international students.

Institutional Code Numbers

To have scores sent to Brown, you will need to provide our institutional code numbers:

  • For the SAT, Brown's code number is 3094
  • For the ACT, Brown's code number is 3800

Sending Official and Self-Reported Test Scores to Brown

  •  If you have test scores to report, please submit either self-reported test scores through the Common Application or uploaded via your Brown Applicant Portal or have official test scores sent directly to Brown.