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Tightest California Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) California 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 4.34% for academic year 2019-2020 in California. 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 in California.
Tightest California Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Stanford University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStanford, CA
4.34%47,4982,0621,69882.35%
2Pacific Oaks College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPasadena, CA
5.11%33317--
3California Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPasadena, CA
6.42%8,36753723543.76%
4Pomona College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClaremont, CA
7.40%10,40177041654.03%
5Claremont McKenna College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClaremont, CA
10.30%6,06662532852.48%
6University of Southern California
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLos Angeles, CA
11.42%66,1987,5583,16841.92%
7University of California-Los Angeles
Public, 4 or more yearsLos Angeles, CA
12.32%111,32113,7205,92043.15%
8The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLos Angeles, CA
13.04%2072713.70%
9Harvey Mudd College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClaremont, CA
13.67%4,04555322440.51%
10Pitzer College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClaremont, CA
13.70%4,41560527645.62%