Brown’s undergrad acceptance rate for the class of 2023, a record low. in all, 38,674 students applied—the most ever—and 2,551 were admitted. smaller programs were even more selective: the undergrad/md program in liberal medical education (PLME) had an acceptance rate of 3.6%, and the Brown/RISD dual degree program accepted 2.6%.

Who We Are

Profiles of a few of the exceptional students graduating in 2019. Read More

Brown will cover textbook costs for first-year U. scholarship students and for all undergrads with $0 parent contributions.   

A quarter of undergrads sleep six hours a night or less, according to a poll by the Brown Daily Herald. Only 9% get eight hours.

Warren Alpert Med School has partnered with Time’s Up Healthcare to improve the climate for women and minorities in medicine.

Men's Hoops coach Mike Martin ’04 was named 2019 Ivy League Coach of the Year. The team posted its first ever 20-win season in March. 

A state-of-the-art new center for lacrosse and soccer will be built next to playing fields for the ’20/’21 academic year.

Short Takes

Fundraising amount surpassed this spring by browntogether, the campaign that aims to touch nearly every aspect of life at brown, from teaching and research to financial aid and facilities. more than 56,000 people have given so far. the university hopes to raise a total of $3 billion by 2022.

“I am opposed to divestment from companies that conduct business in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Brown’s endowment is not a political instrument to be used to express views on complex social and political issues, especially those over which thoughtful and intelligent people vehemently disagree.”
—President Chris Paxson, after 1,939 students voted for divestment in nine companies, as well as for broad student oversight of university investments.