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. Harvard University leads the list by accepting 5% 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
H

5%
S

5%
P

6%
J

6%
Y

7%
M

7%
C

7%
C

8%
P

8%
N

8%
B

8%
C

9%
N

9%
P

9%
C

10%
D

10%
A

10%
D

10%
S

11%
V

11%