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Class of 2020 National Acceptance Rates vs. Spark Acceptance Rates by College

College National Acceptance Rates Spark Acceptance Rates
Barnard College 11% 100%
Boston College 27% 71%
Boston University 18% 89%
Brown University 7% 53%
California Institute of Technology 7% 50%
Carnegie Mellon University 17% 60%
Colby College 10% 100%
Cornell University 11% 44%
Dartmouth College 8% 67%
Duke University 7% 50%
Emory University 15% 50%
Georgetown University 14% 80%
Georgia Institute of Technology 19% 50%
Harvard University 5% 35%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 7% 29%
Middlebury College 16% 71%
New York University 16% 60%
Northeastern University 18% 64%
Northwestern University 9% 50%
College National Acceptance Rates Spark Acceptance Rates
Pomona College 7% 100%
Princeton University 6% 30%
Stanford University 4% 60%
Tufts University 15% 83%
Tulane University 13% 86%
University of California-Berkeley 17% 64%
University of California-Los Angeles 12% 70%
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 27% 92%
University of Pennsylvania 7% 50%
University of Southern California 11% 60%
University of Virginia 24% 57%
Vanderbilt University 9% 40%
Villanova University 28% 100%
Washington University in St. Louis 14% 63%
Wesleyan University 16% 100%
Williams College 12% 50%
Yale University 6% 25%

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While nothing can replace the feeling of actually walking around a lively, active campus, there are still some things that you can do to learn about what life is like on college campuses and get a feel for being there. Here, we've compiled a list of the best virtual options for touring college campuses and learning more about student life.

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