Special Report

Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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90. University of North Alabama, Alabama
> 10-year increase in applications: 134.7%
> 2015-16 applications: 4,408
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 8,050
> Acceptance rate: 56%

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89. Ohio State University-Main Campus, Ohio
> 10-year increase in applications: 135.7%
> 2015-16 applications: 44,845
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 63,735
> Acceptance rate: 54%

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88. Nova Southeastern University, Florida
> 10-year increase in applications: 136.2%
> 2015-16 applications: 6,532
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 27,202
> Acceptance rate: 53%

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87. Texas Woman’s University, Texas
> 10-year increase in applications: 138.4%
> 2015-16 applications: 5,412
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 18,160
> Acceptance rate: 86%

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86. Austin Peay State University, Tennessee
> 10-year increase in applications: 138.5%
> 2015-16 applications: 6,220
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 11,853
> Acceptance rate: 89%

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85. Xavier University, Ohio
> 10-year increase in applications: 140.1%
> 2015-16 applications: 13,213
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 7,361
> Acceptance rate: 69%

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84. Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma
> 10-year increase in applications: 140.7%
> 2015-16 applications: 3,131
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,074
> Acceptance rate: 91%

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83. Florida International University, Florida
> 10-year increase in applications: 142.2%
> 2015-16 applications: 21,809
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 66,721
> Acceptance rate: 50%

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82. Mississippi State University, Mississippi
> 10-year increase in applications: 142.5%
> 2015-16 applications: 14,012
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 23,317
> Acceptance rate: 56%

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81. University of Indianapolis, Indiana
> 10-year increase in applications: 143.0%
> 2015-16 applications: 7,301
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,484
> Acceptance rate: 86%

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