Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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80. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 51.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 32,839
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 31,358
> Acceptance rate: 52.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $15,910

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79. Bradley University, Illinois
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 51.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,786
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 4,649
> Acceptance rate: 69.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $25,857

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78. Texas State University, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 52.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 22,701
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 34,180
> Acceptance rate: 71.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $13,579

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77. University of Massachusetts-Boston, Massachusetts
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 53.2%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,886
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 12,660
> Acceptance rate: 68.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $10,991

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76. Spelman College, Georgia
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 53.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,864
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,137
> Acceptance rate: 35.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $36,190

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75. Houston Baptist University, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 54.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 15,256
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,316
> Acceptance rate: 34.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $21,084

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74. California State University-San Marcos, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 54.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 15,366
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 14,615
> Acceptance rate: 51.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $10,454

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73. William Paterson University of New Jersey, New Jersey
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 55.2%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,791
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 8,838
> Acceptance rate: 75.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,779

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72. Ohio University-Main Campus, Ohio
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 55.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 20,623
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 23,167
> Acceptance rate: 74.9%
> Avg. annual cost: $21,607

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71. California State University-Stanislaus, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 55.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,618
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 9,057
> Acceptance rate: 74.3%
> Avg. annual cost: $6,768