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Tightest Texas Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Texas colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Rice University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 9.48% for academic year 2021-2022 in Texas. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 100 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 Texas.
Tightest Texas Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Rice University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHouston, TX
9.48%29,5442,8021,22643.75%
2Dallas Christian College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDallas, TX
16.55%1,10018211160.99%
3The University of Texas at Austin
Public, four-yearsAustin, TX
28.75%66,07718,9949,06047.70%
4Trinity University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSan Antonio, TX
33.72%9,6263,24666320.43%
5Austin College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSherman, TX
42.71%4,1301,76428416.10%
6Huston-Tillotson University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAustin, TX
50.03%1,87593815015.99%
7Southwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGeorgetown, TX
51.04%4,7572,42835514.62%
8Southern Methodist University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDallas, TX
53.13%15,6858,3331,57218.86%
9University of Houston-Victoria
Public, four-yearsVictoria, TX
53.35%2,2721,21215312.62%
10Texas Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFort Worth, TX
53.61%19,78210,6062,56024.14%