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 Sterling College which sent acceptance letters to only 37% of the 1,033 students who applied and rejected 63%. 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 Sterling College
Sterling, Kansas
1,033 Applicants
37% Easy  Chance
2 University of Saint Mary
Leavenworth, Kansas
888 Applicants
49% Avg-  Chance