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You are a first-year applicant if you will complete high school during the 2019-20 academic year or if you have completed less than a full year of college course work. The fundamental curriculum for a Brown bound student often includes four years of English; three years of Math, preferably four years; three years of science, including two years of lab science; two years of history including American History; and three years of one foreign language, preferably four. Before you apply, be sure to review our first-year application checklist at brown.edu/go/firstyearchecklist.
Brown admits transfers who will begin their time at the University as first-semester sophomores, second-semester sophomores and first-semester juniors in either the spring or the fall. There is only one transfer admission process per year, with a deadline of March 1. All transfers must successfully complete a minimum of four semesters and 15 courses at the University in order to earn their undergraduate degree.
Interested in visiting Brown, meeting our students, learning about academics and student life? Visiting campus is a good way to determine whether Brown is the right fit for you. Explore our many campus visit opportunities at brown.edu/go/visit.