Brown University is seeing record-breaking applications. Brown officials say the school had applications from 35,438 hopefuls - more than any other year. The school made offers to just 7 percent, or 2,566 students, for the Class of 2022. The previous year saw 32,724 applicants. Admitted students have until May 1 to accept the university's offer of admission. Brown anticipates an incoming class of approximately 1,665.