Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Every State

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1. Alabama
> Most selective college: Spring Hill College
> Admission rate: 43.5% (No. of applicants: 8,534)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1000 and 1190
> Annual net price: $20,441
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 99%

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2. Alaska
> Most selective college: University of Alaska Fairbanks
> Admission rate: 73.5% (No. of applicants: 1,557)
> Admitted students SAT at 25th and 75th percentile: 950 and 1200
> Annual net price: $9,097
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 43%

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3. Arizona
> Most selective college: Prescott College
> Admission rate: 68.5% (No. of applicants: 314)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 920 and 1200
> Annual net price: $25,280
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 82%

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4. Arkansas
> Most selective college: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
> Admission rate: 41.9% (No. of applicants: 6,353)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 838 and 1065
> Annual net price: $7,840
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 90%

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5. California
> Most selective college: California Institute of Technology
> Admission rate: 8.1% (No. of applicants: 6,855)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1510 and 1600
> Annual net price: $26,839
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 60%