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50 US Colleges with the Highest Acceptance Rates
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50 American Colleges with the Highest Acceptance Rates
|School||Location||Most Popular Major||Acceptance Rate||Approximate Out-of-State Tuition|
|1. Academy of Art University||San Francisco, CA||Visual and performing arts||100%||$20,340|
|2. Bismarck State College||Bismarck, ND||Liberal Arts and Humanities||100%||$8,383|
|3. Blue Mountain College||Blue Mountain, MS||Business Administration and Management||100%||$9,990|
|4. Boston Architectural College||Boston, MA||Architecture||100%||$20,666|
|5. Broward College||Fort Lauderdale, FL||Business Administration||100%||$8,875|
6. California State University—
|Bakersfield, CA||Liberal Arts and Sciences||100%||$17,971|
|7. Cameron University||Lawton, OK||Business Administration and Management||100%||$14,190|
College of Staten Island
|Staten Island, NY||Psychology||100%||$14,000|
Medgar Evers College
|Brooklyn, NY||Biological and Biomedical Sciences||100%||$13.790|
|10. Dixie State University||Saint George, UT||Business||100%||$13,206|
|11. Donnelly College||Kansas City, KS||Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||100%||$6,822|
|12. Granite State College||Concord, NH||Marketing||100%||$8,025|
|13. Indian River State College||Fort Pierce, FL||Liberal Arts and Humanities||100%||$10,201|
|14. Lake-Sumter State College||Leesburg, FL||Liberal Studies||100%||$13,276|
|15. Lake Washington Institute of Technology||Kirkland, WA||Early Childhood Education||100%||$9,218|
|16. LeMoyne-Owen College||Memphis, TN||Criminal Justice/Safety Studies||100%||$10,680|
|17. Lewis-Clark State College||Lewiston, ID||Health Professions and Related Programs||100%||$17,000|
|18. Metropolitan State University||St. Paul, MN||Biology/Biological Sciences||100%||$14,319|
19. Montana State University—
20. Montana State University—
|21. Naropa University||Boulder, CO||Psychology||100%||$30,580|
|22. New England College||Henniker, NH||Business||100%||$34,606|
|23. New Mexico Highlands University||Las Vegas, NM||Medical Social Work||100%||$7,534|
|24. Pensacola State College||Pensacola, FL||Liberal Arts and Sciences||100%||$2,051|
|25. Rochester College||Rochester Hills, MI||Engineering||100%||$21,028|
|26. Snow College||Ephraim, UT||General Studies||100%||$11,676|
|27. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary||Wake Forest, NC||Religious Studies||100%||$8,124|
|28. South Florida State College||Avon Park, FL||Health Professions and Related Programs||100%||$11,859|
|29. Thomas More College of Liberal Arts||Merrimack, NH||Business Administration and Management||100%||$20,400|
|30. Trident University International||Cypress, CA||Health Service Preparatory Studies||100%||$9,000|
|31. Union Institute and University||Cincinnati, OH||Economics||100%||$11,904|
|32. University of Maryland University College||Adelphi, MD||General Biology||100%||$12,336|
|33. University of Pikeville||Pikeville, KY||Business||100%||$18,840|
34. University of Texas—
|El Paso, TX||Business||100%||$19,159|
|35. VanderCook College of Music||Chicago, IL||Music Teacher Education||100%||$28,344|
|36. Washburn University||Topeka, KS||Liberal Arts and Humanities||100%||$14,222|
|37. Wayne State College||Wayne, NE||Psychology||100%||$10,308|
|38. Weber State University||Ogden, UT||Selling Skills and Sales Operations||100%||N/A|
|39. Wilmington University||New Castle, DE||Nursing Practice||100%||$10,430|
|40. Adams State University||Alamosa, CO||Liberal Arts and Humanities||99%||$19,086|
|41. Belmont Abbey College||Belmont, NC||Business||99%||$18,500|
|42. Cairn University||Langhorne, PA||Philosophy and Religious Studies||99%||$23,920|
|43. Dickinson State University||Dickinson, ND||Business||99%||$8,680|
|44. Martin Methodist College||Pulaski, TN||Business Administration and Management||99%||$23,200|
|45. NewSchool of Architecture and Design||San Diego, CA||Animation||99%||$26,463|
|46. University of Saint Francis||Fort Wayne, IN||Physician Assistant||99%||$27,220|
|47. Valley City State University||Valley City, ND||Education||99%||$15,406|
|48. Alabama State University||Montgomery, AL||Health Information/Medical Records||98%||$15,906|
|49. Calvary University||Kansas City, MO||Theology and Religious Vocations||98%||$11,320|
|50. Eastern Oregon University||Le Grande, OR||Business||98%||$17,994|
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