10.5 percent of Brown University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018


In 2017-2018, 10.5 percent of Brown University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Brown University has 7,043 undergraduate students, of which 54 percent are women and 46 percent are men, and a total student body of 10,257 students. Of these students, 541 men and 540 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Brown University with the most participants are all track combined (281), football (114) and rowing (100).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
122
159
281
Football
114
0
114
Rowing
50
50
100
Lacrosse
42
34
76
Swimming and Diving
25
34
59
Ice Hockey
27
26
53
Soccer
27
23
50
Water Polo
22
24
46
Basketball
14
17
31
Equestrian
0
30
30
Baseball
28
0
28
Wrestling
26
0
26
Squash
13
12
25
Field Hockey
0
24
24
Tennis
13
10
23
Fencing
10
13
23
Other Sports
0
20
20
Softball
0
18
18
Golf
8
10
18
Gymnastics
0
17
17
Volleyball
0
16
16
Skiing
0
3
3

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