Average Community College Acceptance Rate

  • The national average community college acceptance rate is 78%. For public community colleges, the average acceptance rate is approximately 77%.
  • For private community colleges, the average acceptance rate is approximately 78%.

Average Community College Acceptance Rate

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Did You Know?
The state with the lowest community college acceptance rate is New Jersey, with an average acceptance rate of 55%. The state with highest community college acceptance rate is Wisconsin, with an average acceptance rate of 98%.