News & Announcements

Campus Tours & Information Sessions cancelled Monday, February 8.
Significant winter conditions are expected to affect our area starting early tomorrow morning. A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Rhode Island. The highest intensity snow accumulations and high winds are anticipated during the day tomorrow (Monday, February 8). Visibility and travel conditions will be challenging at best and most likely dangerous throughout the day tomorrow.The recent snowstorm has reduced parking around the Brown campus.  Mounting snow can leave the East Side with limited free and metered on-street parking and parking bans make streetparking inaccessible. 

Please note: a number of SAT test centers in the mid-Atlantic states will be closed January 23 due to inclement weatherWe are aware of the closures and the need for rescheduled test dates, and we will review your test scores when they become available. Please refer to the College Board website for information about local test center closings and revised test dates.

Keeping Track of Your Application & Submitting Supplementary Material
Once you have submitted the Common Application to Brown, you will receive access to your Brown Account from us two to three weeks of submitting your application. When you receive the Brown Account activation email, you may check the status of your application and upload your supplementary material directly to your file. If you need help, please contact Computing Accounts/Passwords at 401.863.4357

We offer a secure and private Application Summary page where you can track the status of your application, check whether all required documents and test scores have been received, update your contact information, and check the admission decision on your application. Please visit our How To Apply webpage for more information.

Resumed Undergraduate Education (RUE) Application is Live
The Resumed Undergraduate Education (RUE) Program is a small, highly competitive program ideal for students who interrupted or delayed their formal education due to family commitments, financial concerns, health issues, military service, employment opportunities, or simply a compelling need to explore other paths. Learn more

SAT Policy for Fall 2017
The current version of the ​SAT will be discontinued in March, 2016, and replaced by the new SAT with an optional writing section. Students applying​ to Brown's ​Class of 2021 and​ beyond are NOT required ​to take the optional writing section on the new​ SAT. Brown will still require applicants submitting the SAT to also provide results from two Subject Tests of the applicant’s choice. Brown currently ​accepts the ACT with Writing in lieu of the SAT and Subject Tests. First-y​ear applicants to the Class of 2021 and​ beyond are​ strongly encouraged, but NOT​ required, to include the ACT Writing Section.


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Office of College Admission
Brown University
Box 1876
Providence, RI 02912
Phone 401-863-2378
Fax 401-863-9300