Tightest Pennsylvania Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate
The 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. University of Pennsylvania has the lowest acceptance rate as of 7.66% for academic year 2019-2020 in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania.
|Name||Acceptance Rate||# of Applicants||# of Admitted||# of Enrolled||Yield|
|1||University of Pennsylvania||7.66%||44,961||3,446||2,400||69.65%|
|2||Carnegie Mellon University||15.44%||27,634||4,267||1,585||37.15%|
|5||University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||56.65%||32,091||18,180||4,026||22.15%|
|7||Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania||70.65%||5,781||4,084||1,580||38.69%|
|9||Saint Joseph's University||74.98%||8,692||6,517||1,103||16.92%|