Undergraduate Admission

Transfer Admission by the Numbers

Brown seeks to admit candidates who will be academically successful and who will add to Brown's undergraduate community.

Since Brown's admission process is highly selective, the Office of College Admission seeks to admit candidates who will be academically successful and who will add to Brown's undergaduate community. We look for applicants who have demonstrated engagement in and out of the classroom and who will continue to do so at Brown. Our transfer students bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds, to make Brown's undergraduate student body a thorough reflection of the diversity of identity and perspective that exists in the nation and int he world.

We hope that the following transfer admission statistics will give you a better picture of the type of applicants we admit.

Transfer Application Cycle 2020 2021 2022
Number Applied 2,293 2,746 2,828
Number Admitted  77 118 149
Percent Admitted 3.4% 4.3% 5.3%
Number Enrolling  57 81 102
Percent Enrolling 74% 68.6% 68.5%
SAT EBRW (Middle 50% of Admits) 720-770 730-770 740-780
SAT Math (Middle 50% of Admits) 720-790 750-790 770-800
ACT Composite (Middle 50% of Admits)     33-35 33-35 33-35
ACT Composite Superscore (Middle 50% of Admits) -- -- 34-35
Average College GPA of admits 3.98 4.00 3.93

In the last four years the Office of Admission has admitted transfer students from 137 different colleges and universities worldwide. Here is a sample of the colleges that sent new transfers to Brown.

  • American University
  • American University Of Sharjah
  • Amherst College
  • Anne Arundel Community College
  • Bard College
  • Bard College at Simon's Rock
  • Barnard College
  • Barton County Cmty College
  • Bates College
  • Berkeley City College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brandeis University
  • Brigham Young Univ
  • Bristol Community College
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Bucknell University
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Cambridge University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Case Western Reserve Univ
  • Central Texas College
  • City College Of San Francisco
  • Claremont Mckenna College
  • Coastal Carolina Community College
  • Colby College
  • Colgate University
  • College Of Marin
  • College Of William And Mary
  • Colorado College
  • Columbia Univ Columbia College
  • Community C Air Force
  • Community Coll Baltimore Cnty
  • Community College Of Rhode Island
  • Cornell University
  • Cosumnes River College
  • Cuny Laguardia Community Coll
  • Dartmouth College
  • Deep Springs College
  • Defense Language Institute
  • Depaul University
  • Dickinson College
  • Duke University
  • Ecole Polytechnique
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide/Online (Florida)
  • Emory University
  • Franklin And Marshall College
  • Frederick Community College
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia Institute Of Technology
  • Grinnell College
  • Grossmont College
  • Hamilton College
  • Harvard Undergrad
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Haverford College
  • Howard University
  • Hutchinson Community College
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Indiana Univ Bloomington
  • Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
  • Inst Tech Autonomo De Mexico
  • Irvine Valley College
  • Ithaca College
  • Jacksonville University
  • James Madison University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kenyon College
  • Lafayette College
  • Liberty University
  • Long Beach City College
  • Los Angeles City College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Marist College
  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
  • Massasoit Community College
  • Mcgill University
  • Miami-Dade Cmty Coll South
  • Michigan State University - East Lansing
  • Middlebury College
  • Mira Costa College
  • Monmouth University
  • Mount San Antonio College
  • Navarro College
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northern Virginia Cmty College
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio State Univ Columbus
  • Oxford College Of Emory University
  • Palomar College
  • Pasadena City College
  • Pennsylvania St Univ
  • Pierce College
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • Pomona College
  • Princeton University
  • Providence College
  • Purdue Univ West Lafayette
  • Queens University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Rice University
  • Rutgers - New Brunswick
  • Rutgers University
  • Sciences Po-Paris Inst Po Stud
  • Skidmore College
  • Smith College
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Stanford University
  • Suny - Binghamton University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Syracuse University
  • Trinity College Ct
  • Trinity University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • Univ British Columbia
  • Univ Connecticut
  • Univ Pittsburgh
  • Univ Toronto Canada
  • University Of Arkansas - Main Campus
  • University Of California - Berkeley
  • University Of California - Los Angeles
  • University Of California - San Diego
  • University Of California - Santa Barbara
  • University Of Chicago
  • University Of Colorado - Boulder
  • University Of Florida
  • University Of Illinois - Urbana / Champaign
  • University Of Kansas - Main Campus
  • University Of Maryland - College Park
  • University Of Maryland - University College
  • University Of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • University Of Miami
  • University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • University Of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • University Of North Carolina - Charlotte
  • University Of Notre Dame
  • University Of Oregon - Eugene
  • University Of Oxford
  • University Of Pennsylvania
  • University Of Redlands
  • University Of Rhode Island
  • University Of Richmond
  • University Of Rochester
  • University Of Southern California
  • University Of St Andrews
  • University Of Sydney
  • University Of Texas - Austin
  • University Of Texas - Dallas
  • University Of Virginia - Charlottesville
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Vassar College
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington University In Saint Louis
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University
  • West Virginia University - Morgantown
  • Williams College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Yale Nus College
  • York University