Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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50. California State University-Chico, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 64.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 23,591
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 16,710
> Acceptance rate: 65.2%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,185

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49. Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 64.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 15,153
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 13,854
> Acceptance rate: 56.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $13,456

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48. Purdue University-Main Campus, Indiana
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 64.9%
> 2016-2017 applications: 49,007
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 32,132
> Acceptance rate: 56.0%
> Avg. annual cost: $12,117

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47. University of California-Santa Barbara, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 65.0%
> 2016-2017 applications: 77,112
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 22,186
> Acceptance rate: 35.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $16,154

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46. Texas A & M University-Commerce, Texas
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 65.6%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,805
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 8,494
> Acceptance rate: 46.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $11,396

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45. University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 66.0%
> 2016-2017 applications: 34,047
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 29,056
> Acceptance rate: 76.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $20,323

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44. North Carolina A & T State University, North Carolina
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 66.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,367
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 10,341
> Acceptance rate: 53.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $11,049

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43. Cleveland State University, Ohio
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 66.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 8,528
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 12,078
> Acceptance rate: 87.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $15,320

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42. Iona College, New York
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 67.1%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,896
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,178
> Acceptance rate: 91.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $27,000

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41. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 69.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,459
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 13,134
> Acceptance rate: 58.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $17,016