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Tightest Virginia Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Virginia colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. University of Virginia-Main Campus has the lowest acceptance rate as of 20.74% for academic year 2021-2022 in Virginia. 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 Virginia.
Tightest Virginia Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Virginia-Main Campus
Public, four-yearsCharlottesville, VA
20.74%47,9719,9513,88939.08%
2William & Mary
Public, four-yearsWilliamsburg, VA
36.54%17,4756,3861,68426.37%
3Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Public, four-yearsBlacksburg, VA
56.47%42,05423,7466,75828.46%
4ECPI University
Private (for-profit), four-yearsVirginia Beach, VA
82.47%4,8023,9601,00825.45%
5James Madison University
Public, four-yearsHarrisonburg, VA
86.25%21,17618,2654,76726.10%
6Christopher Newport University
Public, four-yearsNewport News, VA
88.54%6,6995,9311,01217.06%
7Norfolk State University
Public, four-yearsNorfolk, VA
88.64%6,4905,7531,11319.35%
8George Mason University
Public, four-yearsFairfax, VA
91.30%20,52718,7413,98621.27%
9Virginia Commonwealth University
Public, four-yearsRichmond, VA
92.77%17,57916,3084,08425.04%
10Radford University
Public, four-yearsRadford, VA
95.31%11,29110,7621,29212.01%