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 Mississippi College which sent acceptance letters to only 39% of the 2,918 students who applied and rejected 61%. 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 Mississippi College
Clinton, Mississippi
2,918 Applicants
39% Hard  Chance
2 Rust College
Holly Springs, Mississippi
5,414 Applicants
43% N/A  Chance
3 Millsaps College
Jackson, Mississippi
4,276 Applicants
49% Hard  Chance
4 William Carey University
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
891 Applicants
49% Avg+  Chance