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 Southern University at New Orleans which sent acceptance letters to only 12% of the 1,907 students who applied and rejected 88%. 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 Southern University at New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
1,907 Applicants
12% Easy  Chance
2 Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
32,006 Applicants
26% Very Hard  Chance
3 Louisiana State University Alexandria
Alexandria, Louisiana
2,101 Applicants
33% Avg-  Chance
4 Dillard University
New Orleans, Louisiana
5,795 Applicants
39% Easy  Chance
5 Our Lady of Holy Cross College
New Orleans, Louisiana
460 Applicants
40% Easy  Chance
6 Grambling State University
Grambling, Louisiana
6,340 Applicants
45% Easy  Chance