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Tightest Massachusetts Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Massachusetts 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 1.97% for academic year 2019-2020 in Massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts.
Tightest Massachusetts Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Hampshire College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
1.97%2,485491938.78%
2Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
4.64%43,3302,0091,64982.08%
3Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
6.70%21,3121,4271,10277.22%
4Amherst College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
11.31%10,5691,19547039.33%
5Williams College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilliamstown, MA
12.60%9,7151,22454644.61%
6Tufts University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMedford, MA
14.95%22,7663,4041,61247.36%
7Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNeedham, MA
15.69%9051428559.86%
8Northeastern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
18.05%62,26311,2402,99626.65%
9Boston University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
18.94%62,22411,7863,15626.78%
10Laboure College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMilton, MA
20.83%245--