<p>Class of 2015 admission rate: 9%
Class of 2015 sum of median SAT scores (CR+M+W): 1920 - 2250
Class of 2015 yield: 55%</p>
<p>Brown has a very low admission rate. Its median SAT scores are much lower than schools with similar or higher admission rates:</p>
<p>School: admission rate, sum of median SATs (CR+M+W), yield
Dartmouth: 12%, 2050 - 2360, 52%
MIT: 10%, 2090 - 2340, 65%
Penn: 12%, 2020 - 2300, 62%</p>
<p>Brown's common data set says SAT scores are "important"
Dartmouth says they are "very important"
MIT says they are "important"
Penn says they are "important"</p>
<p>Is Brown denying significantly more students with high SAT scores than its peer schools, or does it receive less applicants with high SAT scores? Personally, I imagine it is the former. If this is the case, why exactly does Brown find high SAT scores less appealing than other schools do?</p>