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connecticut Colleges Hardest to Get Into


Colleges with the Lowest Acceptance Rate in connecticut for 2019

These are the most selective colleges in connecticut. We've ranked the schools which reject over fifty percent of applicants by rate of acceptance. Leading the list is Yale University which sent acceptance letters to only 7% of the 32,879 students who applied and rejected 93%. 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 connecticut
Rank College Percent Admitted Academic Difficulty
1 Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
32,879 Applicants
7% Very Hard  Chance
2 Wesleyan University
Middletown, Connecticut
12,360 Applicants
16% N/A  Chance
3 Trinity College
Hartford, Connecticut
6,085 Applicants
34% Very Hard  Chance
4 Connecticut College
New London, Connecticut
5,434 Applicants
38% N/A  Chance
5 University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
34,198 Applicants
48% Very Hard  Chance