Massachusetts Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 102 colleges in Massachusetts with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Harvard University leads the list by accepting 5% of high school students that applied.

List of Massachusetts Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
School Acceptance Rate
Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

5%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

7%
Amherst College

Amherst, MA

12%
Williams College

Williamstown, MA

15%
Tufts University

Medford, MA

16%
Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

16%
Boston University

Boston, MA

20%
Northeastern University

Boston, MA

20%
Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA

20%
Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

26%
Babson College

Wellesley, MA

27%
Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

33%
Bay State College

Boston, MA

34%
The New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA

36%
Smith College

Northampton, MA

37%
College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

38%
Emerson College

Boston, MA

41%
The Boston Conservatory

Boston, MA

46%