If you’re already in college, you’re lucky. It means you are part of the percentage of people who were accepted to a specific school. Believe it or not, it’s actually hard to get into college… and if you’re looking to attend Stanford, it’s insanely difficult.
And it’s not the only school playing hard to get. Harvard came in second with a low acceptance rate of 6%, followed by Yale (6.3%), Columbia University (7%), and Alice Lloyd College (7.1%).
U.S. News rounds out its list with Princeton (7.4%), MIT (7.9%), United States Naval Academy (7.9%), the College of the Ozarks (8.3%), and finally, Brown University (8.7%).
If you’re not in college yet, don’t get too upset. The average acceptance rate of the 1,257 colleges and universities ranked was 64.7%. That means, for the most part, more than half of college students applying to a school will get accepted.
It’s also important to note that many of these schools are IVY League, so with that has to kind of come this very selective way of picking students.
To read more, head over to the U.S. News’ website.