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2024 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America

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  1. #53 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Carleton College

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    4 Year,

    NORTHFIELD, MN,

    546 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The community at Carleton is amazing, and I already have a very close group of friends that I find myself going everywhere and doing everything with after just one term. I can't think of any friends...I was surprised to learn more about the social scene; weekends are far more lively than I expected, and this was definitely something I appreciated. Profs are personable, and I feel as though I could approach any of them during office hours if I was struggling or even just to have a conversation about interesting course material. The school's....

    Read 546 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $31,718,

    SAT Range: 1370-1550,

  2. #54 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Davidson College

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    4 Year,

    DAVIDSON, NC,

    345 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I’m a junior at Davidson, and I still have absolutely no regret about my decision years later. The campus is stunning and located in a beautiful, quaint town. It is not too far outside of....

    Read 345 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $25,794,

    SAT Range: 1300-1460,

  3. #55 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Haverford College

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    4 Year,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    268 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at Haverford College has been wonderful. The Honor Code definitely plays a huge role with this. I have always felt safe walking at night on campus and am able to leave my belongings....

    Read 268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $24,462,

    SAT Range: 1420-1540,

  4. #56 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Pitzer College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    648 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Pitzer in many ways is heaven to me... though perhaps that is just the effect of moving to California as an east-coaster. But really, going to Pitzer was quite a bit like going to the school from....

    Read 648 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $19,153,

    SAT Range: 1300-1450,

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  6. #57 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Northeastern University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3741 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my experience at Northeastern. As part of the University Scholars program, I found an amazing community of like-minded people and made long-life friends. The campus is beautiful: big, with....

    Read 3741 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $38,927,

    SAT Range: 1430-1550,

  7. #58 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3630 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Boston University is a huge undergraduate school. Therefore, you really have to seek out opportunity and friendships to find them -- it's not the kind of school where everyone knows each other's....

    Read 3630 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $25,852,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  8. #59 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Rhode Island School of Design

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    4 Year,

    PROVIDENCE, RI,

    354 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Rhode Island School of Design was the best college experience, in my opinion. I graduated almost 20 years ago before most of the school was focused on digital processes and computers, so there was a...One of the biggest things I would like to see change is for RISD to be much more diverse. There wasn't a lot of diversity at the school when I was there. I would like to see more BIPOC students in...The other change I would like to see is that RISD didn't offer many scholarships at the time. There were very few opportunities for people who could not afford the school, even with financial aid, to....

    Read 354 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $38,234,

    SAT Range: 1310-1480,

  9. #60 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Washington and Lee University

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    4 Year,

    LEXINGTON, VA,

    473 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says My kid just started at Washington and Lee (W&L) and it has been an eye-opening experience seeing how special the place really is. We’ve been taken aback at the quality of the school, particularly its...1st for learning opportunities, learning facilities, and career preparation (Wall Street Journal)1st for best professors (Niche)1st for allowing free speech on campus (Foundation for Individual Rights & Expression)2nd for highest career net present value at $1.58M (Georgetown University)Overall Rank8th (Washington Monthly and College Rapter)9th (Wall Street Journal )10th (Forbes)11th (Niche)12th (College Consensus) And the current acceptance rate is actually 17%, (Niche is incorrect)..

    Read 473 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $26,063,

    SAT Range: 1410-1530,

  10. #63 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Wesleyan University

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    4 Year,

    MIDDLETOWN, CT,

    749 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Current student — I can say I am thrilled so far with my time at Wesleyan. Professors and classes are amazing, the people are great, the campus is beautiful, and the school is in a nice place where I....

    Read 749 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $20,535,

    SAT Range: 1300-1510,

  11. #64 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Vassar College

    4 Year,

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY,

    669 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Vassar is a vibrant and inclusive community, with a diverse cohort of students who are not just intellectually curious but also incredibly supportive. Dining hall, the Deece, offers a variety of....

    Read 669 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $27,249,

    SAT Range: 1420-1540,

  12. #65 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4699 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Michigan has so many amazing things to offer. For starters, the academics are really good and well structured (with some exceptions of course). Additionally, the academic advisors....

    Read 4699 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $19,205,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  13. #66 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2658 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall, I love my school. It is the definition of a work hard, play hard school. I've enjoyed all of my classes. Some have been incredibly challenging, but all have been valuable. I have met....

    Read 2658 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $11,508,

    SAT Range: 1140-1380,

  14. #67 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    College of the Ozarks

    4 Year,

    POINT LOOKOUT, MO,

    412 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Since being enrolled here, I’ve noticed a change in not only my ability to learn but in the way I’m able to grow and mature. Not only does this college help you grow spiritually, they make you....

    Read 412 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 21%,

    Net Price: $12,611,

    SAT Range: 1010-1240,

  15. #69 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) - New York

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    518 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This school is filled with: Opportunity. Opportunity. Opportunity.AMDA nourishes and builds my career and artistic drive as an actress. I am thrilled with the set up and organization of both the curriculum and school. All of the teachers are currently working in the industry. They serve as role models with genuine constructiveness and wisdom. I have never seen such passion and drive from teachers and students - it's inspiring. It builds trust and excitement in the classroom.AMDA me feel not so trapped or scared to apply myself into the industry. They prepare, step by step, how to get someone into this line of business. They broadened my horizons in artistic possibilities:Classes like Screenwriting, Directing, Stage Combat, Film Making, Improv, Voice Work/Dialects, etc. It's inspiring being a part of a program that is so well rounded! It’s clear that they want you to succeed and are constantly rooting for you. They're friendly, inclusive, and located in the heart of the city..

    Read 518 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 22%,

    Net Price: $44,797,

  16. #72 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    Wake Forest University

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    869 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Wake Forest is something I would never go back and change. As a student who studied Environment and Sustainability Studies and Spanish, I had a very positive academic experience. I....

    Read 869 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $24,643,

  17. #73 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.

    United States Merchant Marine Academy

    4 Year,

    KINGS POINT, NY,

    91 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Kings Point is located in a very nice area and the weekends are always filled with things to do, since Manhattan is not too far way. Plebe year is the toughest year mentally because of the regiment....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $4,422,

    SAT Range: 1150-1330,

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