New Jersey Colleges with low acceptance rates

Colleges with the Lowest Acceptance Rate in New Jersey for 2024

These are the most selective public and private four-year colleges in New Jersey. The list is ranked by acceptance rate, lowest to highest and limited to schools which reject at least half of all applicants. Leading the list is Princeton University which sent acceptance letters to only 4% of the 37,601 students who applied and rejected 96%.

Not all schools on the most selective list are overly academically challenging. Some schools with less rigorous test and high school GPA requirements may receive a large numbers of qualified applicants and the school does not have space to admit them all.

If you're looking for challenging colleges, explore rankings of New Jersey colleges with the highest SAT scores, highest ACT scores and highest GPA's.

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Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Princeton University

Private 4 Year

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4% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,478enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1