Top US Colleges By Acceptance Rate

School Name Applicants Admitted Accpetance Rate
Stanford University 38,828 2,208 5.7%
Harvard University 35,023 2,047 5.8%
Yale University 28,977 2,043 7.1%
The Juilliard School 2,331 171 7.3%
Columbia University in the City of New York 31,851 2,362 7.4%
Princeton University 26,499 1,963 7.4%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 3,193 247 7.7%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 18,989 1,548 8.2%
University of Chicago 30,304 2,670 8.8%
Brown University 28,919 2,654 9.2%
Dartmouth College 23,110 2,260 9.8%
California Institute of Technology 5,535 584 10.6%
Claremont McKenna College 5,518 647 11.7%
University of Pennsylvania 31,282 3,830 12.2%
Vanderbilt University 31,099 3,963 12.7%
Duke University 30,374 4,077 13.4%
Pomona College 7,153 996 13.9%
Amherst College 7,927 1,132 14.3%
Swarthmore College 6,615 947 14.3%
Pitzer College 4,115 597 14.5%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles 1,447 214 14.8%
Bowdoin College 7,052 1,054 14.9%
Northwestern University 32,060 4,912 15.3%
Washington University in St Louis 30,117 4,684 15.6%
Cornell University 39,999 6,222 15.6%
Maria College of Albany 368 59 16.0%
Rice University 15,415 2,581 16.7%
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering 801 135 16.9%
Georgetown University 20,115 3,413 17.0%
Williams College 7,069 1,203 17.0%
Middlebury College 8,847 1,518 17.2%
University of California-Berkeley 61,717 11,108 18.0%
Johns Hopkins University 21,336 3,869 18.1%
Harvey Mudd College 3,539 643 18.2%
Washington and Lee University 6,222 1,147 18.4%
Tufts University 18,419 3,469 18.8%
University of Southern California 47,358 9,395 19.8%
Barnard College 5,606 1,151 20.5%
Wesleyan University 10,046 2,102 20.9%
Carleton College 7,045 1,476 21.0%
University of Notre Dame 17,647 3,936 22.3%
Colorado College 5,780 1,288 22.3%
Haverford College 3,585 842 23.5%
Vassar College 7,597 1,806 23.8%
Carnegie Mellon University 18,884 4,813 25.5%
Davidson College 4,745 1,215 25.6%
Colby College 5,407 1,408 26.0%
Emory University 17,475 4,602 26.3%
Colgate University 8,374 2,209 26.4%
Tulane University of Louisiana 30,122 7,961 26.4%
Hamilton College 5,017 1,364 27.2%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 28,437 7,847 27.6%
Wellesley College 4,765 1,387 29.1%
Bucknell University 7,947 2,345 29.5%
University of Virginia-Main Campus 28,984 8,691 30.0%
Oberlin College 7,438 2,262 30.4%
University of Richmond 9,825 3,061 31.2%
Boston College 24,538 7,905 32.2%
Northeastern University 47,364 15,301 32.3%
New York University 45,779 14,829 32.4%
George Washington University 21,756 7,197 33.1%
College of William and Mary 14,046 4,665 33.2%
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 46,813 15,570 33.3%
Macalester College 6,683 2,283 34.2%
Grinnell College 3,979 1,395 35.1%
University of Rochester 17,244 6,153 35.7%
Scripps College 2,378 849 35.7%
Brandeis University 9,496 3,517 37.0%
Union College 5,725 2,134 37.3%
Kenyon College 4,054 1,556 38.4%
Bryn Mawr College 2,708 1,081 39.9%
University of Miami 28,907 11,691 40.4%
University of Tulsa 7,304 2,965 40.6%
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 16,150 6,654 41.2%
Gettysburg College 5,453 2,270 41.6%
Case Western Reserve University 18,418 7,713 41.9%
Occidental College 6,072 2,574 42.4%
SUNY at Binghamton 28,232 12,104 42.9%
American University 17,545 7,566 43.1%
Dickinson College 5,826 2,589 44.4%
SUNY College at Geneseo 9,164 4,184 45.7%
University of Maryland-College Park 26,247 12,333 47.0%
Emerson College 8,198 3,933 48.0%
Reed College 2,893 1,404 48.5%
Villanova University 14,966 7,319 48.9%
Southern Methodist University 12,080 6,125 50.7%
Santa Clara University 14,339 7,344 51.2%
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 14,645 8,045 54.9%
Jewish Theological Seminary of America 109 60 55.0%
Whitman College 2,586 1,473 57.0%
Rhodes College 3,555 2,049 57.6%
St Olaf College 4,011 2,374 59.2%
New College of Florida 1,376 834 60.6%
Lewis & Clark College 6,458 4,059 62.9%
Earlham College 1,890 1,204 63.7%
Beloit College 2,253 1,525 67.7%
Wheaton College 1,959 1,346 68.7%
Union University 1,932 1,432 74.1%
Thomas Aquinas College 178 141 79.2%