Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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70. California State University-Los Angeles, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 55.9%
> 2016-2017 applications: 35,429
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 24,818
> Acceptance rate: 63.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $3,907

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69. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 55.9%
> 2016-2017 applications: 17,518
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 23,914
> Acceptance rate: 62.0%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,811

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68. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 56.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 34,889
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 18,862
> Acceptance rate: 26.9%
> Avg. annual cost: $11,100

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67. Lenoir-Rhyne University, North Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 56.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 6,300
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,699
> Acceptance rate: 70.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $19,380

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66. Boise State University, Idaho
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 56.9%
> 2016-2017 applications: 8,330
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 20,744
> Acceptance rate: 81.7%
> Avg. annual cost: $13,363

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65. University of California-Los Angeles, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 57.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 97,112
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 31,002
> Acceptance rate: 18.0%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,760

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64. California State University-East Bay, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 57.9%
> 2016-2017 applications: 15,670
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 13,474
> Acceptance rate: 69.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $11,425

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63. University of California-Davis, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 58.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 68,553
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 30,066
> Acceptance rate: 42.3%
> Avg. annual cost: $16,446

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62. California State University-Monterey Bay, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 58.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 16,258
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,764
> Acceptance rate: 35.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $11,233

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61. Skidmore College, New York
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 58.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,181
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,680
> Acceptance rate: 29.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $25,254