Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Every State

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31. New Mexico
> Most selective college: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
> Admission rate: 23.5% (No. of applicants: 1,663)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1110 and 1350
> Annual net price: $13,331
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 73%

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32. New York
> Most selective college: Columbia University in the City of New York
> Admission rate: 6.8% (No. of applicants: 37,009)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1410 and 1590
> Annual net price: $22,973
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 45%

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33. North Carolina
> Most selective college: Duke University
> Admission rate: 10.8% (No. of applicants: 31,671)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1380 and 1570
> Annual net price: $19,950
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 55%

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34. North Dakota
> Most selective college: University of Jamestown
> Admission rate: 57.3% (No. of applicants: 1,560)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 890 and 1140
> Annual net price: $16,944
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 94%

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35. Ohio
> Most selective college: Kenyon College
> Admission rate: 26.6% (No. of applicants: 6,403)
> SAT at 25th and 75th percentiles: 1230 and 1440
> Annual net price: $28,192
> Undergraduate students awarded grant aid: 56%