New York Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 252 colleges in New York with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Columbia University in the City of New York leads the list by accepting 7% of high school students that applied.

List of New York Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
School Acceptance Rate
Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY

7%
The Juilliard School

New York, NY

8%
United States Military Academy

West Point, New York

9%
Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

11%
Barnard College

New York, NY

14%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

New York, NY

18%
Hamilton College

Clinton, NY

18%
New York University

New York, NY

21%
Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

25%
Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

27%
Davis College

Johnson City, NY

29%
Plaza College

Jackson Heights, NY

30%
Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY

32%
Saint Elizabeth College of Nursing

Utica, New York

33%
University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

35%
Maria College of Albany

Albany, NY

36%
Bais Medrash Elyon

Monsey, NY

36%
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY

37%