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Brown University Class of 2010

Brown Admits Record Low 13.8 Percent Overall

Brown offered admission to 2,525 of 18,313 applicants to its class of 2010, or a record low 13.8 percent. This is a decrease from last year's acceptance rate of 14.6 percent.

Minorities represented 39 percent of the admits.

94 percent of applicants were in the top 10 percent of their high school class. The most popular intended major is engineering. 59 percent of admitted students come from public high schools, 40 percent come from private schools and 8 percent come from parochial schools.

Regular Applications Increase 6.7 Percent


Regular applications increase 6.7% this year, as 15,871 students applied to Brown, compared to approx. 14,880 last year. Total applications are up 8.2 % from last year.

Applications from Asian Americans, Latinos and American Indians increased by 11.9%, 12% and 14.1% respectively. Applications from black applicants decreased by 4.7%. International applicants increased by 7.1%.

An increase in applications from women has produced an applicant pool that is 61% female. At Brown, the applicant pool has been about 55 to 59 percent female for about the past seven years.

62 percent of applicants attend public schools, 24 percent attend private schools and 9 percent attend parochial schools, while the remaining 5 percent are unknown. These numbers show no significant change from last year.

7% of the applicant pool indicated interest in engineering, 22% expressed interest in the humanities, 34% selected math and science, 23% picked social science and 13% were undecided.

Brown Early Applications Increase 16%

Brown received 2,379 early applications for the Class of 2010, a 16% increase from last year's 2,046. The University accepted 545 applicants, or 22.7%. Dean of Admissions James Miller '73 called the acceptance rate - which fell from 28 percent last year - one of the lowest in recent history.

Early applications from Asians and Latinos are up by about 30 percent each. Early applications from African Americans totaled 75, down five from last year. Early applications from Native Americans totaled eight, three more than last year.

Brown experienced a 13 percent rise in students applying to the engineering program and an overall 10 percent increase in those applying for a Bachelor of Science degree.