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Selective Colleges That People Really Want To Go To

College rankings on TheClassroom.com use recent data about four-year colleges from publicly available sources using transparent methodology. This is a ranking of colleges by enrollment yield in descending order. Only colleges that are selective and highgrad are included. See if your school is in the ranking!

Selective Colleges That People Really Want To Go To

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Rank College Enrollment Yield Acceptance Rate Graduation Rate # Students
1 College of the Ozarks 94.8% 14.2% 63.0% 1,499
2 United States Military Academy 87.9% 9.7% 82.0% 4,389
3 Robert Morris University Illinois 86.6% 23.1% 79.0% 2,253
4 Stanford University 82.1% 4.8% 95.0% 7,034
5 Harvard University 78.8% 5.4% 98.0% 7,151
6 United States Air Force Academy 74.7% 15.1% 84.0% 4,237
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 73.5% 7.9% 91.0% 4,476
8 United States Merchant Marine Academy 73.4% 20.3% 72.0% 904
9 Yale University 68.8% 6.3% 96.0% 5,469
10 Princeton University 68.3% 6.5% 97.0% 5,251
11 University of Pennsylvania 67.8% 9.4% 96.0% 10,468
12 University of Chicago 63.7% 7.9% 93.0% 5,967
13 Columbia University in the City of New York 61.6% 6.8% 95.0% 7,552
14 University of Notre Dame 56.0% 18.7% 96.0% 8,514
15 Brown University 55.8% 9.3% 96.0% 6,565
16 Pomona College 53.7% 9.4% 93.0% 1,556
17 Claremont McKenna College 53.6% 9.4% 90.0% 1,346
18 Northwestern University 53.0% 10.7% 93.0% 8,298
19 Cornell University 52.3% 14.1% 93.0% 14,556
20 Dartmouth College 51.2% 10.6% 95.0% 4,270
21 Duke University 50.2% 10.8% 95.0% 6,577
22 Barnard College 50.0% 16.7% 89.0% 2,461
23 Bowdoin College 49.9% 14.8% 93.0% 1,801
24 Pitzer College 47.1% 13.7% 84.0% 1,029
25 Georgetown University 46.7% 16.8% 95.0% 7,056
26 Tufts University 46.2% 14.3% 92.0% 5,435
27 Vanderbilt University 45.9% 10.7% 93.0% 6,817
28 Davidson College 45.5% 20.1% 93.0% 1,796
29 Williams College 45.0% 17.6% 95.0% 2,058
30 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 44.9% 26.9% 90.0% 17,869
31 University of California-Berkeley 43.9% 16.9% 91.0% 28,108
32 Middlebury College 42.6% 16.1% 94.0% 2,506
33 Wellesley College 42.5% 28.6% 91.0% 2,347
33 California Institute of Technology 42.5% 8.1% 92.0% 979
35 Colorado College 42.2% 16.0% 86.0% 2,084
36 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 42.1% 28.6% 91.0% 27,969
37 Swarthmore College 42.0% 12.8% 94.0% 1,542
38 Amherst College 41.0% 13.7% 94.0% 1,849
39 Harvey Mudd College 40.1% 12.9% 90.0% 829
39 Haverford College 40.1% 21.4% 94.0% 1,268
41 Bates College 39.9% 22.6% 88.0% 1,780
42 Washington and Lee University 38.7% 23.6% 88.0% 1,824
42 Carleton College 38.7% 22.6% 93.0% 2,087
44 California Institute of the Arts 38.6% 23.6% 63.0% 943
45 Johns Hopkins University 38.2% 12.8% 93.0% 5,621
46 University of Virginia-Main Campus 38.1% 29.9% 94.0% 15,476
47 University of California-Los Angeles 37.4% 18.0% 91.0% 30,343
48 Washington University in St Louis 36.6% 16.5% 95.0% 6,915
49 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 36.5% 25.8% 82.0% 13,815
50 Wesleyan University 36.4% 17.8% 93.0% 2,918
51 Lehigh University 35.7% 26.1% 87.0% 5,003
52 Rice University 35.2% 15.3% 91.0% 3,836
53 Hamilton College 34.6% 26.1% 91.0% 1,868
54 University of Southern California 34.0% 16.6% 91.0% 18,195
55 Carnegie Mellon University 33.7% 21.7% 88.0% 6,069
56 Vassar College 33.5% 26.9% 92.0% 2,405
56 American University 33.5% 25.9% 82.0% 7,544
58 Oberlin College 31.9% 28.0% 88.0% 2,869
59 Colgate University 31.7% 28.8% 92.0% 2,864
60 Babson College 31.3% 24.6% 90.0% 2,283
61 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 30.5% 29.5% 75.0% 19,703
62 Bucknell University 30.3% 29.9% 89.0% 3,530
63 Scripps College 29.9% 29.9% 87.0% 1,030
64 American Musical and Dramatic Academy 28.9% 21.9% 66.0% 1,565
65 Kenyon College 28.6% 26.6% 89.0% 1,689
66 Lafayette College 28.2% 28.3% 90.0% 2,505
67 Grinnell College 27.8% 20.2% 89.0% 1,658
68 Colby College 27.7% 18.7% 90.0% 1,879
69 Emory University 26.9% 25.3% 91.0% 6,714
70 Skidmore College 26.7% 29.1% 87.0% 2,643
71 Tulane University of Louisiana 22.7% 25.5% 83.0% 6,487
72 Boston University 21.0% 29.4% 85.0% 16,628
73 Northeastern University 18.1% 28.9% 82.0% 13,444