Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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10. Claflin University, South Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 123.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,387
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,038
> Acceptance rate: 41.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $18,089

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9. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, Georgia
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 126.2%
> 2016-2017 applications: 30,528
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 15,573
> Acceptance rate: 25.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $15,873

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8. University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 126.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 12,252
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 15,586
> Acceptance rate: 60.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,586

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7. Tarleton State University, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 131.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,583
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 11,288
> Acceptance rate: 50.4%
> Avg. annual cost: $12,831

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6. Seton Hall University, New Jersey
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 139.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 15,427
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 5,969
> Acceptance rate: 66.9%
> Avg. annual cost: $28,700

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5. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Maryland
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 143.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,231
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,861
> Acceptance rate: 38.4%
> Avg. annual cost: $15,732

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4. Southern Utah University, Utah
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 150.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,573
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 8,550
> Acceptance rate: 72.3%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,451

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3. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 153.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 12,909
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 10,170
> Acceptance rate: 64.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $12,948

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2. University of Memphis, Tennessee
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 218.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 21,392
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 17,396
> Acceptance rate: 56.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $13,663

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1. Grand Canyon University, Arizona
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 377.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 34,096
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 49,556
> Acceptance rate: 56.9%
> Avg. annual cost: $20,912