Special Report

The Hardest Colleges to Get Into

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50. Grinnell College
> Acceptance rate: 23.1%
> Median SAT score: 1,450
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $22,486
> Location: Grinnell, Iowa

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49. Webb Institute
> Acceptance rate: 24.0%
> Median SAT score: 1,465
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $15,684
> Location: Glen Cove, New York

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48. Wellesley College
> Acceptance rate: 21.6%
> Median SAT score: 1,445
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 7:1
> Average net price of attendance: $22,087
> Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts

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47. Boston University
> Acceptance rate: 18.9%
> Median SAT score: 1,425
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 10:1
> Average net price of attendance: $30,259
> Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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46. Emory University-Oxford College
> Acceptance rate: 19.8%
> Median SAT score: 1,438
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 10:1
> Average net price of attendance: $25,921
> Location: Oxford, Georgia

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