Special Report

The Hardest Colleges to Get Into

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45. Washington and Lee University
> Acceptance rate: 18.6%
> Median SAT score: 1,430
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $22,615
> Location: Lexington, Virginia

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44. United States Naval Academy
> Acceptance rate: 8.3%
> Median SAT score: 1,350
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $.
> Location: Annapolis, Maryland

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43. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
> Acceptance rate: 15.4%
> Median SAT score: 1,418
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $14,118
> Location: New York, New York

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42. Carleton College
> Acceptance rate: 19.1%
> Median SAT score: 1,450
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1
> Average net price of attendance: $31,133
> Location: Northfield, Minnesota

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41. University of California-Berkeley
> Acceptance rate: 16.3%
> Median SAT score: 1,430
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 19:1
> Average net price of attendance: $15,329
> Location: Berkeley, California

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