List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

California Private Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 134 private colleges in California with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Stanford 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.