Brown received 50,649 applications for the Class of 2026, a nine percent increase over last year, making it the largest application pool in the University’s history. The admitted cohort of 2,546 students comprises 1,651 Regular Decision offers made on March 31, 2022, and 895 Early Decision admission offers made in December 2021. The overall admit rate for this year’s pool is 5 percent, with a Regular Decision acceptance rate of 3.6 percent.
According to Brown University, 17 percent of accepted students represent the first generation in their family to attend college. The admitted Class of 2026 comes from 91 nations, all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The top countries represented outside the United States are China, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, Singapore, and Ukraine.
Of the 3,827 applicants to the Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME), 84 students were admitted with a 2 percent admission rate. Of the 838 applicants to the Brown-RISD Dual Degree Program, 19 students were admitted with a 2 percent admission rate.
According to Brown admissions, offers of admission will be made to candidates on the waitlist if spaces in the entering class are available after our May 2 reply date; however, all spaces in the Program in Liberal Medical Education have been filled.