Colleges Hardest to Get Into

Colleges with the Lowest Acceptance Rate in for 2019

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 University of West Alabama which sent acceptance letters to only 28% of the 7,388 students who applied and rejected 72%. 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 University of West Alabama
Livingston, Alabama
7,388 Applicants
28% Easy  Chance
2 Spring Hill College
Mobile, Alabama
8,544 Applicants
46% Avg+  Chance
3 University of Mobile
Mobile, Alabama
1,493 Applicants
47% Avg-  Chance
4 Oakwood University
Huntsville, Alabama
2,473 Applicants
47% Easy  Chance
5 Stillman College
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
5,123 Applicants
48% N/A  Chance