Pennsylvania Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 187 colleges in Pennsylvania with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. University of Pennsylvania leads the list by accepting 9% of high school students that applied.

List of Pennsylvania Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
School Acceptance Rate
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

9%
Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA

9%
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

17%
Haverford College

Haverford, PA

18%
Villanova University

Villanova, PA

31%
Lafayette College

Easton, PA

36%
Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster, PA

37%
Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA

38%
Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

38%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Lancaster, PA

47%
Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA

48%
Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

50%
Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, PA

50%
Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA

52%
Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

52%
Hussian School of Art

Philadelphia, PA

53%
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Lancaster, PA

54%
Rosedale Technical Institute

Pittsburgh, PA

55%