Tightest New York Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate
The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) New York colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Columbia University in the City of New York has the lowest acceptance rate as of 5.45% for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. 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 York.
|Name||Acceptance Rate||# of Applicants||# of Admitted||# of Enrolled||Yield|
|1||Columbia University in the City of New York||5.45%||42,823||2,332||1,465||62.82%|
|3||United States Military Academy||12.03%||11,675||1,405||1,171||83.35%|
|4||New York University||16.20%||79,462||12,873||5,752||44.68%|
|5||University of Rochester||29.71%||21,642||6,430||1,500||23.33%|
|6||CUNY Hunter College||35.17%||33,750||11,871||2,547||21.46%|
|8||CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice||40.53%||20,568||8,336||2,056||24.66%|
|9||CUNY Bernard M Baruch College||43.47%||20,327||8,837||2,268||25.66%|
|10||Stony Brook University||44.15%||37,079||16,370||3,372||20.60%|