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Tightest Missouri Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Missouri colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Washington University in St Louis has the lowest acceptance rate as of 16.02% for academic year 2019-2020 in Missouri. 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 Missouri.
Tightest Missouri Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Washington University in St Louis
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
16.02%27,9494,4771,80440.29%
2Saint Louis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
55.54%16,5809,2081,54216.75%
3University of Missouri-Kansas City
Public, 4 or more yearsKansas City, MO
63.01%5,6723,5741,05929.63%
4University of Central Missouri
Public, 4 or more yearsWarrensburg, MO
63.59%5,6663,6031,08430.09%
5Northwest Missouri State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMaryville, MO
80.11%8,1436,5231,22118.72%
6Missouri University of Science and Technology
Public, 4 or more yearsRolla, MO
81.46%5,5284,5031,11124.67%
7University of Missouri-Columbia
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbia, MO
81.78%20,64116,8805,31531.49%
8Missouri State University-Springfield
Public, 4 or more yearsSpringfield, MO
86.57%9,5918,3032,64931.90%
9Southeast Missouri State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCape Girardeau, MO
93.33%4,8714,5461,49032.78%