Acceptance rates are something college applicants are always concerned about. Yet, what are they, and are they so important in the application process? How should you evaluate university acceptance rates when you choose colleges for your list? What are the current acceptance rates for the top universities, and why do some colleges have low acceptance rates and others have high acceptance rates?

In this article, we’ll cover all these questions and hope to help you make a more informed decision about where to apply to increase your chances of being accepted.