Special Report

Hardest Colleges to Get Into

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35. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
> Acceptance rate: 13.1%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,310 and 1,530
> Student to faculty ratio: 6:1
> Average net price of attendance: $28,579 per year
> Location: New York, New York

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34. Middlebury College
> Acceptance rate: 17.1%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,320 and 1,510
> Student to faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $23,136 per year
> Location: Middlebury, Vermont

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33. Colby College
> Acceptance rate: 15.8%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,340 and 1,500
> Student to faculty ratio: 10:1
> Average net price of attendance: $20,689 per year
> Location: Waterville, Maine

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32. Northeastern University
> Acceptance rate: 27.4%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,370 and 1,520
> Student to faculty ratio: 14:1
> Average net price of attendance: $34,245 per year
> Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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31. Carleton College
> Acceptance rate: 21.2%
> SAT scores at 25th & 75th percentiles: 1,360 and 1,530
> Student to faculty ratio: 9:1
> Average net price of attendance: $32,336 per year
> Location: Northfield, Minnesota