Brown University Class of 2022

Admissions statistics have been released for the Brown University Class of 2022. In all, 35,438 students applied to the Providence, Rhode Island-based university. This figure, the largest in the university’s storied history, includes both the Early Decision and Regular Decision pools. Of these students, 2,566 received offers of admission. 1,829 … 

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Brown Replaces Student Loans with Grants

Brown University, cognizant of the mounting debt that too many graduates face after earning their undergraduate degrees, has instituted a new plan to replace student loans with grants. It’s a plan that will impact next year’s incoming Brown University students as well as all current students and it will begin … 

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Brown University Athletics

A few days ago, we posted about the Brown University administration’s decision to eliminate the fencing, wrestling, and women’s ski teams. We told the story of how the Dartmouth men’s and women’s swimming and diving program was cut back in 2002 and how an entire college came to its rescue. … 

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College Transfer Students

It’s no surprise that transferring to an Ivy League university or other highly selective college is a most difficult feat. At many of these universities, the acceptance rate for transfer applicants is considerably lower than the acceptance rate for its regular applicant pool of high school students applying as freshman. … 

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Brown University Students

There is an interesting article today in “The Brown Daily Herald” that discusses what Brown University students intend to do after they graduate from college. 25% don’t know what to do. 35% plan to enroll in graduate school. And 25% plan to get jobs (for the previous class of Brown … 

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International Applicants to Brown University

This year, 14% of admitted students to Brown University hail from outside of the United States. According to “The Brown Daily Herald,” topping the list of countries from which its admitted students reside are China (57), India (34), and the United Kingdom (33). Said Brown University Dean of Admission Jon … 

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Brown University Admissions

At yesterday’s annual “State of Brown” address in which Brown University administrators delivered a speech about the major issues facing the university, the Dean of Admission, Jim Miller, made an interesting prediction. He, like many admissions counselors who analyze demographic trends in the admissions process each year, believes there will … 

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International Student Support

Brown University is making attempts to increase the support available to international students who enroll at the university. It’s often difficult for students from other parts of the world to adjust to daily life at an American university and thus Brown is undertaking initiatives to improve the available support during … 

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