Special Report

The Hardest College to Get Into in Every State

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New Mexico: Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
> Acceptance rate: 50.6%
> Median SAT score: 1005/1600
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 17:1
> Average net price of attendance: $9,922
> Location: Portales, NM

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New York: Columbia University in the City of New York
> Acceptance rate: 6.7%
> Median SAT score: 1505/1600
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 6:1
> Average net price of attendance: $22,126
> Location: New York, NY

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North Carolina: Duke University
> Acceptance rate: 7.7%
> Median SAT score: 1525/1600
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 6:1
> Average net price of attendance: $26,932
> Location: Durham, NC

North Dakota: University of Mary
> Acceptance rate: 71.7%
> Median SAT score: 1164/1600
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1
> Average net price of attendance: $18,167
> Location: Bismarck, ND

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Ohio: Case Western Reserve University
> Acceptance rate: 30.3%
> Median SAT score: 1425/1600
> Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1
> Average net price of attendance: $36,002
> Location: Cleveland, OH

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