Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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90. University of Nevada-Reno, Nevada
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.2%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,644
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 18,348
> Acceptance rate: 82.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $16,230

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89. West Virginia University, West Virginia
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 21,558
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 22,501
> Acceptance rate: 76.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $11,486

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88. University of Iowa, Iowa
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 28,494
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 24,503
> Acceptance rate: 84.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,845

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87. West Texas A & M University, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 6,163
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 7,394
> Acceptance rate: 60.0%
> Avg. annual cost: $13,806

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86. Babson College, Massachusetts
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,648
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,342
> Acceptance rate: 24.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $29,847

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85. Saint Xavier University, Illinois
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 8,315
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,942
> Acceptance rate: 75.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,911

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84. Rutgers University-Camden, New Jersey
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 8,725
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 5,489
> Acceptance rate: 57.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $12,399

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83. Clarkson University, New York
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 50.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,066
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,090
> Acceptance rate: 68.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $31,050

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82. University of Kentucky, Kentucky
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 51.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 20,480
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 22,425
> Acceptance rate: 90.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $19,361

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81. Hofstra University, New York
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 51.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 28,617
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,861
> Acceptance rate: 62.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $32,566