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全美最难录取的20所大学,你心动了吗?

2016年入学美国高校的学生人数多达2千万,大家也就不奇怪为什么现在很多美国的著名大学的录取越来越难了。

新一轮的美本申请正式开始了,除了标化考试成绩和漂亮又独特的课外活动,选校对童鞋们来说也是一道很难的坎儿……

《商业内幕》(Business Insider)根据美国著名大学的:

录取率(Acceptance rate)

早期的收入水平(Median salary 10 years after enrolling)

平均录取新SAT成绩(Average SAT score)

学生校园生活评分(Student life score)

列出了Top20最难录取的美国著名大学。

希望下面的数据信息对正在头疼选校的小伙伴们有所帮助~~~

20.Bowdoin College

鲍登学院

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Acceptance rate: 15%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling:$54,800

Average SAT score: 1423

Student life score: A+

At Bowdoin College, the second-ranked liberal-arts school on our list, first-year students can choose from 35 first-year seminars and are required to take a course in each of five general subject areas. As for postgraduation, Bowdoin's 1,500-member alumni Career Advisory Network helps prepare students for their future careers.

19.Rice University

莱斯大学

Location: Houston

Acceptance rate: 15%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $59,900

Average SAT score: 1454

Student life score: A+

Rice University is home to pioneering applied sciences programs, including nationally recognized nanotechnology and biomedical engineering departments. The only Texas college on our list was founded in 1912 and is the youngest of the 10 best colleges.

18.Amherst College

阿姆赫斯特学院

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Acceptance rate: N/A

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $56,800

Average SAT score: 1434

Student life score: A

Amherst College offers an open curriculum — students design a schedule full of the courses that interest them, granting the flexibility to double major or explore multiple interests. Graduates join a bevy of nearly 23,000 living alumni whom they can network with directly even before graduation through Pathways, a mentorship program that helps students arrange one-on-one meetings and on-site job shadowing.

17.Cornell University

康奈尔大学

Location: Ithaca, New York

Acceptance rate: 14%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $70,900

Average SAT score: 1422

Student life score: A+

The Ivy League school located in upstate New York was the first to establish a four-year hotel-administration school, and it was the first university in the US to offer an American studies program. Big Red, as it is nicknamed, offers nearly 80 majors including engineering, architecture, and agricultural sciences. Its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the second-largest undergraduate college at the university.

16.Northwestern University

西北大学

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Acceptance rate: 13%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $64,100

Average SAT score: 1458

Student life score: A

With more than 500 clubs and organizations to join, including a capella groups and the student-run newspaper, there's no shortage of ways for Northwestern students to get involved on campus. On the academic side, Northwestern sponsors several opportunities for innovation, including two startup incubators and a certificate program in entrepreneurship specifically targeted at undergraduates.

15.Vanderbilt University

范德堡大学

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Acceptance rate: 13%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $60,900

Average SAT score: 1475

Student life score: A+

American business and railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt established his namesake university in 1873. Since then, Vanderbilt's high-ranking undergraduate program has produced hundreds of notable alumni, including two NASA astronauts, best-selling novelist James Patterson, and Ann Moore, the first female CEO of Time Inc.

14.Pomona College

波莫纳学院

Location: Pomona, California

Acceptance rate: 12%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $52,600

Average SAT score: 1454

Student life score: A+

The founding member of the Claremont Colleges — a consortium of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools — Pomona College is a liberal-arts school offering close to 50 majors in arts, humanities, and sciences. The selective private school is one of the most affordable on our list, with an annual net cost (the cost of tuition minus the average financial aid award) of $12,557.

13.Dartmouth College

达特茅斯学院

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Acceptance rate: 12%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $67,100

Average SAT score: 1446

Student life score: A-

Dartmouth encourages students to pursue a globally focused education, and the school's flexible calendar — made up of four 10-week terms — lets students decide which seasons to spend on campus and which to take off to travel, volunteer, complete an internship, or conduct research. The Office of Undergraduate Research connects students with faculty mentors, helping any undergraduate interested in research find a project to pursue.

12.Claremont McKenna College

克莱蒙特麦肯纳学院

Location: Claremont, California

Acceptance rate: 11%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $63,600

Average SAT score: 1397

Student life grade: A

Just an hour away from Los Angeles, Claremont McKenna College belongs to the Claremont College Consortium, which allows students to attend small, close-knit classes while also having the option to take courses across seven colleges. CMC offers more than 30 majors and 10 sequences — a group of courses on a subject but not a full major. Its graduates go on to graduate school at top-tier universities such as Columbia, Harvard, the University of Chicago, and Yale.

11.Duke University

杜克大学

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Acceptance rate: 11%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $76,700

Average SAT score: 1444

Student life score: A+

Duke University places an emphasis on research, providing students with numerous avenues to pursue projects through research grants, travel opportunities, and apprenticeships with distinguished professors — and more than half of its undergraduates take advantage. Upon graduation, Duke students join the ranks of notable alumni such as Melinda Gates, Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson, and former "Nightline" anchor Dan Abrams.

10.University of Pennsylvania

宾西法利亚大学

Location: Philadelphia

Acceptance rate: 10%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $78,200

Average SAT score: 1442

Student life score: A+

Founded in 1740, the University of Pennsylvania stands as one of the most selective schools in the US, accepting just 10.2% of applicants. During their time at UPenn, students can take advantage of the school's vast resources, including 6.38 million books, 1.16 million e-books, and 136 research centers and institutes, which are accompanied by an annual research budget of $878 million to boot.

9.California Institute of Technology

加州理工大学

Location: Pasadena, California

Acceptance rate: 9%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $74,000

Average SAT score: 1534

Student life score: B+

One of the most respected science and engineering schools in the world, Caltech manages NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a federally funded space research facility that led the successful mission to land the Curiosity rover on Mars in 2012. But the intimate, 1,000-student private school is accomplished in more than just science. As a certified olive-oil distributor, Caltech harvests on-campus olive trees to produce up to 150 gallons of oil annually.

8.University of Chicago

芝加哥大学

Location: Chicago

Acceptance rate: 9%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $62,800

Average SAT score: 1504

Student life score: A

Since oil magnate John D. Rockefeller founded the University of Chicago in 1890, the private school has established a global presence with international centers in Beijing, New Delhi, Paris, and Hong Kong. UChicago's undergraduate program is recognized for preparing students to continue on to graduate school, with more than 15% of undergraduates eventually earning a Ph.D.

7.Brown University

布朗大学

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Acceptance rate: 9%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $59,700

Average SAT score: 1425

Student life score: A+

Brown students have the freedom to personalize their liberal-arts course study, a practice the school calls "open curriculum." Brown was founded in 1764 on the then-unprecedented idea of accepting students regardless of religion. It was also the first Ivy League school to establish an undergraduate engineering program in 1847.

6.Massachusetts Institute of Technology

麻省理工学院

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Acceptance rate: 8%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling:$91,600

Average SAT score: 1503

Student life score: A+

The country's most renowned engineering school, MIT sees 22% of undergraduates go on to pursue jobs in the field. Graduates secure positions at tech powerhouses such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Oracle. Even more impressive, the MIT community includes 85 Nobel laureates, 58 National Medal of Science winners, and 29 National Medal of Technology and Innovation winners.

5.Columbia University

哥伦比亚大学

Location: New York City

Acceptance rate: 7%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $72,900

Average SAT score: 1471

Student life score: A+

The oldest university in the state, Columbia called several locations across New York City home after its founding in 1754 — including a schoolhouse adjacent to Trinity Church in the financial district and a 40-year occupation in Midtown — before settling into its iconic campus on 116th Street. Students who wish to continue their education past their undergraduate years can look to Columbia's renowned graduate programs in business, law, and journalism.

4.Princeton University

普林斯顿大学

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Acceptance rate: 7%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $75,100

Average SAT score: 1495

Student life score: A+

Princeton has trained a barrage of successful graduates, including 15 Nobel Prize winners, 10 National Humanities Medal winners, and 21 National Medal of Science winners. The prestigious Ivy League institution also counts President John F. Kennedy, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and author F. Scott Fitzgerald among its many distinguished alumni.

3.Yale University

耶鲁大学

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Acceptance rate: 6%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $66,000

Average SAT score: 1497

Student life score: A+

The second-oldest Ivy League school, Yale aims to provide students with a strong liberal-arts education. Its undergraduate college puts an emphasis on four areas — arts, sciences, international studies, and writing — and offers more than 70 majors, including astronomy, theater studies, and economics. It's also one of the hardest schools to get into, with an acceptance rate of just 6%.

2.Harvard University

哈佛大学

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Acceptance rate: 6%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $87,200

Average SAT score: 1501

Student life score: A+

Synonymous with prestige since its founding 380 years ago, Harvard University remains one of the most respected schools in the world — and a degree from the college reflects that. Though Harvard's annual tuition (including fees and room and board) is a steep $60,659, nearly 70% of students receive some type of financial aid — thanks to the school's $37.6 billion endowment — trimming the average student's annual net cost to just over $14,000.

1.Stanford University

斯坦福大学

Location: Stanford, California

Acceptance rate: 5%

Median salary 10 years after enrolling: $80,900

Average SAT score: 1466

Student life score: A+

Known for the proliferation of technology companies spurred from students' time on campus, Stanford boasts top-notch computer science and engineering programs, with specialties offered in areas like atmosphere and energy as well as biomedical computation. The school's four-to-one ratio of students to teachers ensures that every student interacts closely with professors and receives personal attention.1.

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