Colleges with Lowest Acceptance Rates

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Curtis Institute of Music     Philadelphia, PA4.3%
Jarvis Christian College     Hawkins, TX4.6%
Rust College     Holly Springs, MS6.9%
Juilliard School     New York, NY7.3%
Harvard University     Cambridge, MA7.6%
Yale University     New Haven, CT8.5%
Cooper Union     New York, NY9.2%
Stanford University     Stanford, CA9.3%
Princeton University     Princeton, NJ9.6%
Columbia University     New York, NY10.0%
Alice Lloyd College     Pippa Passes, KY10.4%
College of the Ozarks     Point Lookout, MO11.5%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology     Cambridge, MA11.9%
Dartmouth College     Hanover, NH13.6%
Brown University     Providence, RI13.9%
United States Naval Academy     Annapolis, MD13.9%
National-Louis University     Chicago, IL14.2%
Amherst College     Amherst, MA14.8%
Crichton College     Memphis, TN15.3%
Pomona College     Claremont, CA15.6%
United States Military Academy     West Point, NY15.7%
Swarthmore College     Swarthmore, PA15.8%
Middlebury College     Middlebury, VT16.9%
Washington and Lee University     Lexington, VA16.9%
University of Pennsylvania     Philadelphia, PA17.0%
Williams College     Williamstown, MA17.1%
California Institute of Technology     Pasadena, CA17.4%
United States Air Force Academy     USAF Academy, CO18.2%
Bowdoin College     Brunswick, ME18.6%
Georgetown University     Washington, DC18.8%
Claremont McKenna College     Claremont, CA19.5%
Cornell University     Ithaca, NY20.5%
Art Academy of Cincinnati     Cincinnati, OH21.3%
United States Coast Guard Academy     New London, CT21.6%
University of California–Berkeley     Berkeley, CA21.7%
University of Southern California     Los Angeles, CA21.9%
Pitzer College     Claremont, CA22.3%
Duke University     Durham, NC22.4%
University of California–Los Angeles     Los Angeles, CA22.8%
Rice University     Houston, TX23.0%
CUNY–Baruch College     New York, NY23.5%
Colgate University     Hamilton, NY23.9%
Purchase College–SUNY     Purchase, NY24.2%
Mississippi Valley State University     Itta Bena, MS24.7%
Vassar College     Poughkeepsie, NY25.0%
Bard College     Annandale on Hudson, NY25.2%
Vanderbilt University     Nashville, TN25.3%
Johns Hopkins University     Baltimore, MD25.4%
Tufts University     Medford, MA25.5%
Tougaloo College     Tougaloo, MS25.6%
Davidson College     Davidson, NC25.7%
United States Merchant Marine Academy     Kings Point, NY25.9%
Colorado College     Colorado Springs, CO26.0%
Northwestern University     Evanston, IL26.2%
Boston College     Chestnut Hill, MA26.2%
Emory University     Atlanta, GA26.6%
University of Notre Dame     Notre Dame, IN26.7%
Tulane University     New Orleans, LA27.0%
Wesleyan University     Middletown, CT27.2%
Carleton College     Northfield, MN27.5%
University of Chicago     Chicago, IL27.9%
Lehigh University     Bethlehem, PA27.9%
Hamilton College     Clinton, NY28.1%
Life University     Marietta, GA28.1%
CUNY–Hunter College     New York, NY28.2%
Barnard College     New York, NY28.5%
Bloomfield College     Bloomfield, NJ28.5%
Bates College     Lewiston, ME29.2%
Rhode Island School of Design     Providence, RI29.3%
Skidmore College     Saratoga Springs, NY29.8%
Bucknell University     Lewisburg, PA29.9%
New Jersey City University     Jersey City, NJ30.0%
Albany State University     Albany, GA30.1%
Delta State University     Cleveland, MS30.8%
Colby College     Waterville, ME30.9%
New England Conservatory of Music     Boston, MA30.7%
Harvey Mudd College     Claremont, CA31.0%
San Diego State University     San Diego, CA31.3%
Kenyon College     Gambier, OH31.5%
University of Richmond     Univ. of Richmond, VA31.9%
New York University     New York, NY32.0%
Kentucky State University     Frankfort, KY32.0%
Brandeis University     Waltham, MA32.0%
Reed College     Portland, OR32.2%
Robert Morris College     Chicago, IL32.7%
Oberlin College     Oberlin, OH32.8%
Florida International University     Miami, FL33.0%
California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo     San Luis Obispo, CA33.5%
St. Lawrence University     Canton, NY33%
College of the Holy Cross     Worcester, MA33%
William Penn University     Oskaloosa, IA34%
University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill     Chapel Hill, NC34.0%
Boston Conservatory     Boston, MA34%
College of William and Mary     Williamsburg, VA34%
Pepperdine University     Malibu, CA34%
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania     Cheyney, PA34%