Topic: Admissions

Brown records largest applicant pool in history

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Brown records largest applicant pool in history

March 16, 2016 0 comments

A total of 32,280 students applied for admission to the University for the Class of 2020, according to data sent to The Herald.

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Applicant reports experiencing racism, homophobia

February 25, 2016 0 comments

High school senior Matt Sarafa posted a video on YouTube Feb. 9 claiming his alumni interviewer used racist and homophobic language during his interview.

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New report suggests admission changes

February 17, 2016 0 comments

In March, yet another year of what Frank Bruni of the New York Times has dubbed “college admissions mania” will come to a close.

Jump in early admission lowers total acceptance rate

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Jump in early admission lowers total acceptance rate

February 9, 2016 0 comments

The University’s early decision acceptance rate continued to climb, jumping to 22 percent from 18.5 percent for the Class of 2017.

8.5 percent admit rate for class of 2019 breaks University record

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8.5 percent admit rate for class of 2019 breaks University record

April 1, 2015 2 comments

Brown offered admission to just under 8.5 percent of applicants to the class of 2019, breaking last year’s record-low acceptance rate of 8.6 percent.

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Regular decision pool sees rise in diversity

January 22, 2015 0 comments

Approximately 30,360 students applied to the class of 2019, marking a slight increase from previous years.

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20 percent of early decision applicants offered admission

December 11, 2014 6 comments

The University accepted 20 percent of early decision applicants to the class of 2019, admitting 617 students.

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Waitlist acceptances see sharp rise

September 8, 2014 1 comment

In a significant uptick over the past two admission cycles, 42 students were admitted off the waitlist to the Brown class of 2018.

Applicant pool sees global shifts

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Applicant pool sees global shifts

March 3, 2014 3 comments

As the Office of Admission combs through applications to the class of 2018, staffers are considering a pool with a different geographic composition.

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Early acceptance rate falls to 18.5 percent

December 14, 2012 5 comments

The early decision admission rate dropped to 18.5 percent for the class of 2017, with 558 out of 3,010 applicants receiving offers to enroll, according to University admission  officers.