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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. Hampshire College has the lowest acceptance rate as of 2.01% for academic year 2019-2020 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 (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Hampshire CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA2.01%2,485502040.00%
2Curtis Institute of MusicPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA3.93%687272177.78%
3Stanford UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStanford, CA4%47,4981,9001,55882.00%
4Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY5%42,8232,1411,34963.01%
5Pacific Oaks CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPasadena, CA5.11%33317--
6Harvard UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA5%43,3302,1671,77782.00%
7California Institute of TechnologyPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPasadena, CA6%8,36750222144.02%
8University of ChicagoPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL6%34,6412,0781,68380.99%
9Princeton UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPrinceton, NJ6%32,8041,9681,37870.02%
10Yale UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT6%36,8442,2111,52669.02%