The 35 Hardest U.S. Colleges to Get Into in 2019

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When it come to college admissions, some schools are a much more difficult — if not seemingly impossible — nut to crack.

The toughest U.S. college to get into has an acceptance rate of just 5% and its enrolled-student SAT scores are between 1460 and 1590, according to a 2019 ranking by academic review site Niche.com.

The rankings are based on acceptance rates and SAT/ACT test score data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Here are the hardest colleges to gain admission to in America.

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