The 25 Most Selective Colleges in the US, 2018-2019

These colleges have the lowest acceptance rates in the United States. They are the hardest to get into, period. And every year they get even more selective... But at least you still have a better chance of getting into Harvard than being struck by lightning. (Barely.)

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