Special Report

Hardest Colleges to Get Into

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45. Vassar College
> Acceptance rate: 23.8%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,330 and 1,500
> Student to faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $25,211 per year
> Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

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44. Tulane University of Louisiana
> Acceptance rate: 21.5%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,330 and 1,490
> Student to faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $37,692 per year
> Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

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43. University of California-Berkeley
> Acceptance rate: 17.1%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,260 and 1,480
> Student to faculty ratio: 20:1
> Average net price of attendance: $17,862 per year
> Location: Berkeley, California

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42. Washington and Lee University
> Acceptance rate: 22.0%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,350 and 1,490
> Student to faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $21,918 per year
> Location: Lexington, Virginia

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41. Emory University
> Acceptance rate: 22.0%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,350 and 1,520
> Student to faculty ratio: 9:1
> Average net price of attendance: $26,804 per year
> Location: Atlanta, Georgia