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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 23.94% for academic year 2019-2020 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 (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Virginia-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlottesville, VA
23.94%40,8399,7783,92040.09%
2William & Mary
Public, 4 or more yearsWilliamsburg, VA
37.68%14,6805,5321,53027.66%
3Liberty University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLynchburg, VA
51.06%42,31221,6035,28024.44%
4Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBlacksburg, VA
70.04%31,97422,3937,65134.17%
5Christopher Newport University
Public, 4 or more yearsNewport News, VA
71.89%7,2045,1791,23823.90%
6ECPI University
Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsVirginia Beach, VA
73.81%5,7014,2081,38532.91%
7Radford University
Public, 4 or more yearsRadford, VA
75.32%16,01312,0611,65113.69%
8James Madison University
Public, 4 or more yearsHarrisonburg, VA
76.75%23,57918,0984,45624.62%
9George Mason University
Public, 4 or more yearsFairfax, VA
86.74%19,55416,9623,76322.18%
10Virginia Commonwealth University
Public, 4 or more yearsRichmond, VA
87.14%17,08814,8904,40129.56%