Top 'I Didn't Get in' Colleges for New York, New Jersey Revealed in Recent Study
Sep 18, 2018
Published Sep 17, 2018 at 3:02 PM | Updated at 9:19 AM EDT on Sep 18, 2018
The following (in reverse order) are the 10 toughest acceptance schools in New York and Jersey, according to Niche's 2019 Hardest Colleges to Get Into. The ranking and review website based its list on acceptance rates and SAT/ACT test scores using data mostly from the U.S. Department of Education.
Niche weighed 60 percent of its results on acceptance rates and the remaining on composite SAT/ACT scores of the 25th percentile and 75th percentile, separately, of enrolled students. Twenty percent of the weight in Niche's methodology was sourced from SAT/ACT scores that were self-reported by Niche users.