With an acceptance rate of just 5.8% and typical SAT scores between 2120 and 2390, Harvard University is America’s hardest college to get into, according to a new list from the academic review siteNiche.com.
The rankings are based on acceptance rates and SAT and ACT scores reported to the US Department of Education. College acceptance rates received a weighted average of 60% in the ranking computation, and SAT/ACT scores received a weighted average of 40%.
Take a look at the top 20 hardest colleges to get into in the country:
Acceptance rate: 12.7% / mid 50% SAT scores: 2070-2330
Acceptance rate: 9.8% / mid 50% SAT scores: 2030-2350
Acceptance rate: 8.8% / mid 50% SAT scores: 2100-2360
Acceptance rate: 8.2% / mid 50% SAT scores: 2090-2350
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