Average Community College Acceptance Rate

  • The national average community college acceptance rate is 78% (2020-21).
  • For public community colleges, the average acceptance rate is approximately 83%. For private community colleges, the average acceptance rate is approximately 74%.

Average Community College Acceptance Rate (2020-21)

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The state with the lowest community college acceptance rate is South Carolina, with an average acceptance rate of 62%. The state with highest community college acceptance rate is Louisiana, with an average acceptance rate of 87%.