These are the 25 hardest colleges for your students to get into in 2018

Niche released its list of the hardest colleges to get into in America based on SAT/ACT test scores from the U.S. Department of Education and acceptance rates from top universities. Seniors looking to get accepted into some of the most selective colleges in America may be disheartened to learn that most have an acceptance rate of 15 percent or lower.

Here is the list of schools:

1: Harvard

2: Stanford

3: Yale

4: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5: California Institute of Technology

6: Princeton

7: University of Chicago

8: Columbia

9: Vanderbilt

10: Brown

11: University of Pennsylvania

12: Duke

13: Dartmouth

14: Harvey Mudd College

15: Pomona

16: Northwestern

17: Rice

18: Johns Hopkins University

19: Swarthmore College

20: Claremont McKenna College

21: Washington University in St. Louis

22: Cornell

23: Amherst

24: Bowdoin

25: Tufts University