Undergraduate Admission actively recruits students and sponsors matriculation programs that encourage underrepresented students to consider Brown. An overnight visit during A Day on College Hill brings admitted students to campus to encourage their matriculation at Brown. The office also hosts annual open houses for prospective Black and Latino Students, as well as receptions in major urban areas across the country that inform prospective students on the admissions process, the academic program, and the community of color at Brown.
Special Recruitment Initiatives
At Brown, the ability of applicants to pay for their education is not a factor in the admission decision. This policy applies to all U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents regardless of the program to which the applicant has applied.
Sidney E. Frank Scholars
In September 2004, Sidney E. Frank, a member of the class of 1942, made a gift of $100 million to Brown University to establish an endowed scholarship fund that provides financial assistance for undergraduate students, who could not otherwise afford the full cost of tuition and other costs of receiving an education at Brown. Recipients of the scholarships receive financial assistance that replaces standard loan expectations with additional scholarship.
The Office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs provides student veterans and current or prospective officer commissioning program participants with the tools and resources needed to succeed at Brown.