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Tightest Florida Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Florida colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. University of Miami has the lowest acceptance rate as of 27.13% for academic year 2019-2020 in Florida. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following 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 Florida.
Tightest Florida Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Miami
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCoral Gables, FL
27.13%38,92010,5582,20420.88%
2The University of West Florida
Public, 4 or more yearsPensacola, FL
31%7,1942,2301,16352.15%
3Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Public, 4 or more yearsTallahassee, FL
35.69%10,2693,6651,36137.14%
4Florida State University
Public, 4 or more yearsTallahassee, FL
35.97%58,93621,2027,10633.52%
5University of Florida
Public, 4 or more yearsGainesville, FL
36.58%38,06913,9256,55447.07%
6University of Central Florida
Public, 4 or more yearsOrlando, FL
44.36%45,11820,0167,32336.59%
7The University of Tampa
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTampa, FL
44.75%24,44810,9402,18419.96%
8Southeastern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLakeland, FL
48.14%4,9812,3981,38957.92%
9University of South Florida-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsTampa, FL
47.63%36,98617,6185,13929.17%
10Florida International University
Public, 4 or more yearsMiami, FL
57.51%18,49210,6343,99837.60%