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Tightest New Jersey Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) New Jersey colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Princeton University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 5.78% for academic year 2019-2020 in New Jersey. 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 New Jersey.
Tightest New Jersey Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Princeton University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPrinceton, NJ
5.78%32,8041,8951,33570.45%
2The College of New Jersey
Public, 4 or more yearsEwing, NJ
49.28%13,8246,8121,60523.56%
3Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Brunswick, NJ
61.22%41,28625,2777,31528.94%
4Ramapo College of New Jersey
Public, 4 or more yearsMahwah, NJ
65.58%7,3314,8081,03021.42%
5Kean University
Public, 4 or more yearsUnion, NJ
68.56%9,5406,5411,77027.06%
6Rutgers University-Newark
Public, 4 or more yearsNewark, NJ
71.90%13,7329,8731,40214.20%
7New Jersey Institute of Technology
Public, 4 or more yearsNewark, NJ
72.81%8,2015,9711,36022.78%
8Rowan University
Public, 4 or more yearsGlassboro, NJ
74.34%14,69410,9242,69824.70%
9Seton Hall University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSouth Orange, NJ
73.63%19,75714,5481,63111.21%
10William Paterson University of New Jersey
Public, 4 or more yearsWayne, NJ
75.17%11,3758,5511,53717.97%