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Tightest Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) U.S. colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Stanford University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 4% for academic year 2018-2019 in United States. Next table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates.
Tightest Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
#1Stanford UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStanford, CA4%47,4521,8981,55681.98%
#2Curtis Institute of MusicPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA5%660332987.88%
#3Harvard UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA5%42,7492,1371,75281.98%
#4Princeton UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPrinceton, NJ5%35,3701,7691,22169.02%
#5Dallas Nursing InstitutePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRichardson, TX5.03%796403792.50%
#6Yale UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT6%35,3012,1181,48370.02%
#7Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY6%40,5722,4341,50962.00%
#8University of ChicagoPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL7%32,2832,2601,74076.99%
#9Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA7%21,7061,5191,15475.97%
#10California Institute of TechnologyPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPasadena, CA7.01%8,20857524742.96%