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Tightest Pennsylvania Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Pennsylvania colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Curtis Institute of Music has the lowest acceptance rate as of 3.93% for academic year 2019-2020 in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania.
Tightest Pennsylvania Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Curtis Institute of Music
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA
3.93%687272177.78%
2University of Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA
7.66%44,9613,4462,40069.65%
3Swarthmore College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSwarthmore, PA
8.93%11,4421,02241740.80%
4Carnegie Mellon University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPittsburgh, PA
15.44%27,6344,2671,58537.15%
5Haverford College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHaverford, PA
16.32%4,96381036344.81%
6Villanova University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsVillanova, PA
28.24%22,9096,4701,69526.20%
7Franklin and Marshall College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLancaster, PA
30.39%9,5022,88862721.71%
8Lafayette College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEaston, PA
31.48%8,5212,68269826.03%
9Lehigh University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBethlehem, PA
32.10%15,6495,0231,40627.99%
10Bryn Mawr College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBryn Mawr, PA
33.07%3,3321,10237433.94%