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Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) in United States. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. Bennett College, has the lowest yield rate as of 3.44% for academic year 2019-2020 in United States. New England College is positioned second with 4.71% yield and Paine College follows them with 5%. Next table shows the schools that have low yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the highest yield rates.
Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Bennett College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
3.44% 4,384 2,585 89 58.96%
2New England College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHenniker, NH
4.71% 10,012 10,012 472 100.00%
3Paine College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAugusta, GA
5.12% 3,160 2,052 105 64.94%
4Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
5.65% 5,223 3,594 203 68.81%
5Humboldt State University
Public, 4 or more yearsArcata, CA
5.88% 15,178 13,989 823 92.17%
6Mary Baldwin University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStaunton, VA
6.10% 7,560 6,380 389 84.39%
7University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBelton, TX
6.47% 15,355 13,417 868 87.38%
8Notre Dame de Namur University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBelmont, CA
6.63% 1,810 1,809 120 99.94%
9Wingate University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWingate, NC
6.65% 15,988 14,188 943 88.74%
10Iowa Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Pleasant, IA
7.13% 3,658 2,133 152 58.31%