Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Every State

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16. Kansas
> Most selective college: Sterling College
> Admission rate: 37.4% (No. of applicants: 1,033)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 880 and 1030
> Annual net price: $19,219
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 86%

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17. Kentucky
> Most selective college: Alice Lloyd College
> Admission rate: 22.2% (No. of applicants: 6,337)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 910 and 1130
> Annual net price: $14,200
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 100%

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18. Louisiana
> Most selective college: Tulane University of Louisiana
> Admission rate: 25.5% (No. of applicants: 32,006)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1240 and 1410
> Annual net price: $32,515
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 69%

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19. Maine
> Most selective college: Colby College
> Admission rate: 18.7% (No. of applicants: 9,833)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1270 and 1470
> Annual net price: $21,032
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 41%

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20. Maryland
> Most selective college: Johns Hopkins University
> Admission rate: 12.8% (No. of applicants: 27,852)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1400 and 1570
> Annual net price: $27,352
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 50%