Top 100 - Highest Acceptance Rates

Waiting for acceptance letters to arrive can be a stressful time for prospective college students. Whether applicants see "Congratulations!" instead of "We regret to inform you," can depend on the schools to which they applied. While some colleges and universities pride themselves on selectivity, others welcome most, if not all, of their college applicants. The 100 schools on this list had the highest acceptance rates for the fall 2012 entering class among all schools surveyed by U.S. News, regardless of ranking category.

School Fall 2012 acceptance rate
Jarvis Christian College

Hawkins, TX

Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, MO

New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM

Oklahoma State University—‚ÄčOklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK

Potomac College

Washington, DC

Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Santa Fe, NM

St. Catharine College 1

St. Catharine, KY

100.0% 4
St. Paul's College 1

Lawrenceville, VA

100.0% 4
University of Maryland—‚ÄčUniversity College

Adelphi, MD

University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY


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