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maryland Colleges Hardest to Get Into


Colleges with the Lowest Acceptance Rate in maryland for 2019

These are the most selective colleges in maryland. We've ranked the schools which reject over fifty percent of applicants by rate of acceptance. Leading the list is Johns Hopkins University which sent acceptance letters to only 13% of the 27,156 students who applied and rejected 87%. 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 maryland
Rank College Percent Admitted Academic Difficulty
1 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland
27,156 Applicants
13% Very Hard  Chance
2 Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland
10,816 Applicants
36% Easy  Chance
3 Coppin State University
Baltimore, Maryland
6,598 Applicants
37% Easy  Chance
4 University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Maryland
7,827 Applicants
39% Easy  Chance
5 University of Maryland College Park
College Park, Maryland
33,922 Applicants
45% Very Hard  Chance
6 Washington College
Chestertown, Maryland
5,515 Applicants
48% N/A  Chance