New York Private Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 143 private 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 6% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of New York Private Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
C

New York, NY

6%
J

New York, NY

8%
C

Ithaca, NY

11%
B

New York, NY

14%
C

New York, NY

16%
N

New York, NY

20%
H

Clinton, NY

21%
N

New York, NY

22%
A

New York, NY

24%
C

Hamilton, NY

25%
V

Poughkeepsie, NY

25%
S

Saratoga Springs, NY

27%
R

Rochester, NY

29%
S

Utica, New York

33%
M

New York, NY

38%
U

Schenectady, NY

39%
M

Albany, NY

40%
D

Johnson City, NY

42%
R

Troy, NY

43%
F

Bronx, NY

46%