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Dhahran Saudi Arabia


Brown University

Admission Criteria

Prospective students must apply for admission. When evaluating applications, the Admissions Review Committee looks for academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, social maturity, self-motivation and a readiness for participation in an independent academic environment.


A Complete Application Consists of the Following Items:

1. A Completed Application Form

Parents and Students: Please be sure to create only one account per applicant.

Your application provides basic information about you. In addition, students should be prepared to write an essay telling us:

  • what you hope to learn in the program to which you are applying;

  • why this is of interest to you;

  • what contributions you hope to make;

  • and any further information you want to convey to us

2. A Non-refundable Application Fee (payable securely by credit card within the Student Portal)

One application fee per application submitted

Before 3/2/2018: $50

3/2/2018 to 4/27/2018: $75

4/30/2018 and after: $100

3. An Academic Transcript

Applicants must submit a transcript that contains grades for a current academic term and at least TWO previous academic years. Transcript submissions must include an explanation of the scoring system in English. Applicants will upload their transcript in the applicant portal after they have submitted their application form.

4. A Teacher Recommendation

Within the application, applicants must submit the name and email address of a teacher who can attest to the applicant’s capabilities in a classroom setting. An email will be sent to the recommender to provide feedback to the Admission Review Committee.


Please note:

  • In some cases, additional application materials may be requested. Additional materials may include transcripts, essays, or teacher recommendations.

  • Applications will not be reviewed by the Admission Review Committee until they are complete.

  • Program admission does not guarantee enrollment in a specific course.

  • Courses may be canceled at any time due to unforeseen circumstance.


Notification of Admission Decision

Applicants will be notified by email to log into their Student Portal to view their admission decision once it has been made. Admission decisions are usually made within ten business days of receipt of a complete application.


Confirming Attendance with a Program Deposit

Accepted students must confirm their attendance by submitting a $300 non-refundable program deposit. Students attending more than one program must submit a $300 non-refundable deposit for each program. Students will not be able to enroll in courses until a program deposit is received.