Colleges Hardest to Get Into

Colleges with the Lowest Acceptance Rate in for 2018

These are the most selective colleges in . We've ranked the schools which reject over fifty percent of applicants by rate of acceptance. Leading the list is Concordia College Selma which sent acceptance letters to only 24% of the 639 students who applied and rejected 76%. Interestingly, not all schools on our "most selective" lists are overly academically challenging. Schools with less rigorous standardized test and high school GPA requirements may receive a large numbers of qualified applicants and the school does not have the capacity to potentially enroll.

List of Lowest Acceptance Rate Colleges & Universities in
Rank College Percent Admitted Academic Difficulty
1 Concordia College Selma
Selma, Alabama
639 Applicants
24% N/A  Chance
2 Stillman College
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
4,325 Applicants
42% Easy  Chance
3 Spring Hill College
Mobile, Alabama
8,534 Applicants
44% Avg+  Chance
4 Faulkner University
Montgomery, Alabama
2,446 Applicants
45% Avg-  Chance
5 Alabama State University
Montgomery, Alabama
9,053 Applicants
46% Easy  Chance
6 Birmingham Southern College
Birmingham, Alabama
3,722 Applicants
48% Avg+  Chance
7 Oakwood University
Huntsville, Alabama
2,177 Applicants
48% Easy  Chance