United States Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 3585 colleges in the United States with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Stanford University leads the list by accepting 4% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of United States Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
S

4%
H

5%
P

5%
Y

6%
C

6%
C

7%
C

7%
M

7%
P

8%
N

8%
J

8%
P

8%
B

8%
C

9%
N

9%
D

9%
D

9%
S

9%
B

10%
V

10%