Hardest to Get In in Massachusetts

Odds of becoming an astronaut: 12.1 million to 1. Odds of becoming the United States president: 10 million to 1. The good news is compared to these statistics, you have a great shot of getting into these colleges and universities. *Acceptance rate data used in this ranking comes from the U.S. Department of Education.

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1
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
6%
2
MIT
Cambridge, MA
9%
3
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
13%
4
Williams College
Williamstown, MA
17%
5
Olin College
Needham, MA
19%
6
Tufts University
Medford, MA
21%
7
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
29%
8
New England Conservatory of Music
Boston, MA
30%
9
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
32%
10
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, MA
34%
11
Babson College
Wellesley, MA
34%
12
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
35%
13
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
39%
14
Gordon College
Wenham, MA
40%
15
The Boston Conservatory
Boston, MA
41%
16
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
42%
17
Smith College
Northampton, MA
43%
18
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
43%
19
Bentley University
Waltham, MA
45%
20
Simmons College
Boston, MA
48%
21
Emerson College
Boston, MA
48%
22
Boston University
Boston, MA
49%
23
Emmanuel College - Massachusetts
Boston, MA
50%
24
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA
53%
25
Framingham State University
Framingham, MA
58%