Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Every State

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41. South Dakota
> Most selective college: Augustana University
> Admission rate: 69.1% (No. of applicants: 1,464)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 930 and 1230
> Annual net price: $19,974
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 96%

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42. Tennessee
> Most selective college: Vanderbilt University
> Admission rate: 10.7% (No. of applicants: 32,442)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1420 and 1590
> Annual net price: $23,150
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 64%

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43. Texas
> Most selective college: Rice University
> Admission rate: 15.3% (No. of applicants: 18,236)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1410 and 1570
> Annual net price: $22,061
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 63%

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44. Utah
> Most selective college: Brigham Young University-Provo
> Admission rate: 51.2% (No. of applicants: 12,739)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1160 and 1380
> Annual net price: $12,864
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 72%

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45. Vermont
> Most selective college: Middlebury College
> Admission rate: 16.1% (No. of applicants: 8,819)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1280 and 1495
> Annual net price: $21,437
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 43%