US Colleges with Lowest Acceptance Rates

Below is a list of lowest acceptance rate colleges in the US for 2018 and shows the colleges, that are most selective in their admissions process. It does not mean that you will not be able to get in, however, the chances with the top colleges from this list are very slim as most accept less than 10 percent of the applicants. As an example, Stanford University accepted 5 percent of the applications from a total of almost 43k students. While Stanford academic difficulty is very hard as it is one of the top universities in the US. Even a less prominent college - Minerva Schools, which occupies the top slot on this list, accepted only 2 percent of the applicants.



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