Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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100. University of Maine, Maine
> 10-year increase in applications: 127.1%
> 2015-16 applications: 12,952
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 12,488
> Acceptance rate: 90%

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99. Shaw University, North Carolina
> 10-year increase in applications: 127.4%
> 2015-16 applications: 9,608
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,847
> Acceptance rate: 49%

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98. Quinnipiac University, Connecticut
> 10-year increase in applications: 127.8%
> 2015-16 applications: 23,492
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 10,962
> Acceptance rate: 76%

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97. University of California-Davis, California
> 10-year increase in applications: 128.0%
> 2015-16 applications: 68,553
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 37,381
> Acceptance rate: 42%

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96. West Virginia State University, West Virginia
> 10-year increase in applications: 128.5%
> 2015-16 applications: 3,462
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 4,040
> Acceptance rate: 96%

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95. University of California-Los Angeles, California
> 10-year increase in applications: 130.0%
> 2015-16 applications: 97,112
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 44,794
> Acceptance rate: 18%

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94. DePaul University, Illinois
> 10-year increase in applications: 130.1%
> 2015-16 applications: 22,502
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 27,943
> Acceptance rate: 70%

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93. Texas Christian University, Texas
> 10-year increase in applications: 130.2%
> 2015-16 applications: 19,972
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 10,910
> Acceptance rate: 38%

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92. The University of West Florida, Florida
> 10-year increase in applications: 130.9%
> 2015-16 applications: 7,475
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 16,163
> Acceptance rate: 41%

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91. William Paterson University of New Jersey, New Jersey
> 10-year increase in applications: 132.0%
> 2015-16 applications: 10,791
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 13,156
> Acceptance rate: 76%