How to Apply | PRIME: Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

How to Apply


Applications are currently being accepted for the Summer 2020 intake. For applicants that DO NOT need to obtain a U.S. Visa or those that can extend a Visa from their studies at their current US university, the deadline has been extended to May 15. For applicants that require a new U.S. Visa, the deadline was February 15. 

Applicants must complete the online application and submit the following:

                    US Applicants International Applicants Brown University 5th Year Masters & Alumni

Transcripts from all
Post-Secondary Education

Required Required Required

Letters of Recommendation

3 Letters 3 Letters 2 Letters
Resume Required Required Required
Personal Statement Required  Required Required

GRE Scores
Brown reporting code: 3094
There is no departmental / major code.
Scores will be routed directly to the Graduate School.

GMAT scores may be submitted in place of the GRE.

Please contact [email protected]
for waiver eligibility requirements
Required Not Required


Not Required

See below for exceptions

Not Require

  • Deadline is May 15, 2020 for applicants that DO NOT need to process a U.S. Visa
  • Deadline for Brown University 5th Year Masters and Alumni is May 1, 2020.
  • Program Sessions:
    - Summer Start Date: July 13, 2020
    - Fall Session: Early September 2020
    - Spring Session: Late January 2021
    - Graduation: Late May 2021
Application Fee

The application fee is $75.


For the 2020/20021 academic year is $65,608.


Applicants must provide transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended or in which you are currently enrolled. Please upload a copy of your transcript to the online application. Please do not mail a hard copy of your transcript when you apply. 

Personal Statement 

Typically one page outlining your background as well as education and professional objectives. Please describe howyou believe PRIME will help you achieve these goals.

Letters of Recommendation 

Applicants should submit three letters from people who are well qualified to speak from first-hand knowledge about your potential for graduate study.  At least one of these letters should be from someone who can vouch for your abilities in your major area of study. 

* TOEFL/IELTS Scores for all international applicants whose native language is not English. If a student has earned their degree from a college or university in the U.S.A. or an international university where the language of instruction was in English, that student can request a TOEFL waiver. Upon submitting a PRIME application, please email us at [email protected] and request the TOEFL waiver. ALL TOEFL waiver requests must be reviewed by a member of our staff and will not occur automatically in the application system.