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Tightest Washington Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Washington colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. University of Washington-Seattle Campus has the lowest acceptance rate as of 53.48% for academic year 2021-2022 in Washington. 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 Washington.
Tightest Washington Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Public, four-yearsSeattle, WA
53.48%48,84026,1217,25227.76%
2Gonzaga University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSpokane, WA
76.15%8,8536,7421,31119.45%
3Washington State University
Public, four-yearsPullman, WA
85.77%18,19715,6074,00725.67%
4Central Washington University
Public, four-yearsEllensburg, WA
88.45%10,7679,5231,37114.40%
5Western Washington University
Public, four-yearsBellingham, WA
96.10%10,58010,1672,87428.27%
6Eastern Washington University
Public, four-yearsCheney, WA
97.07%4,2324,1081,30531.77%