Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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20. Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 84.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 17,768
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 9,898
> Acceptance rate: 61.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $16,224

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19. The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 84.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 12,686
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 18,470
> Acceptance rate: 68.0%
> Avg. annual cost: $10,036

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18. Berklee College of Music, Massachusetts
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 86.1%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,224
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,282
> Acceptance rate: 33.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $41,382

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17. Wingate University, North Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 87.2%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,581
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,592
> Acceptance rate: 69.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $18,094

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16. Colby College, Maine
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 89.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,833
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,917
> Acceptance rate: 18.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $20,361

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15. Clark University, Massachusetts
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 91.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,914
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,240
> Acceptance rate: 54.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $28,810

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14. University of Denver, Colorado
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 93.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 20,322
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 5,765
> Acceptance rate: 53.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $35,163

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13. Creighton University, Nebraska
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 102.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,352
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 4,255
> Acceptance rate: 70.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $31,481

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12. Utah State University, Utah
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 103.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 15,401
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 24,618
> Acceptance rate: 90.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $12,338

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11. Clark Atlanta University, Georgia
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 104.0%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,733
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,302
> Acceptance rate: 71.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $26,809