Regular Decision admissions decisions have been released for Brown University’s Class of 2023. In all, between the Early Decision and Regular Decision rounds, 38,674 students applied to earn admission to Brown University’s Class of 2023. Of these students, 769 students earned admission via Early Decision, while an additional 1,782 students earned admission via Regular Decision. By our arithmetic, this means that 2,551 students in total earned admission to Brown’s Class of 2023. Brown’s overall admit rate for the Class of 2023 thus stood at a record-low 6.6%. As our readers may remember, this year’s Early Decision admit rate at Brown stood at a shade over 18%, while the Regular Decision admit rate is 4.8%. So does it help to apply Early? You bet it does — the statistics indeed tell the story.
Breakdown of Brown’s Admits to the Class of 2023
As reports Li Goldstein for “The Brown Daily Herald” in a piece entitled “University accepts record-low 6.6 percent of applicants to class of 2023,”Forty-nine percent of admitted students identify as people of color, the same percentage as last year. First-generation students account for 14 percent of admitted students, compared to 13 percent in last year’s admitted class…Admitted students hail from all 50 states, led by California, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas. In addition, 80 countries are represented, led by China, Canada, India, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Thirteen percent of admitted students this year are international, up from 11 percent in the admitted class of 2022. Thirty-three percent of admitted students indicated an intended concentration in the physical sciences, a 2 percent increase from last year…Eighteen students were admitted through the Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program, and 94 students were admitted to the Program in Liberal Medical Education.”
Congratulations to our students who earned admission to Brown University as members of the Class of 2023! We’re so proud of you. Go Bears!