Colleges Where Applications Are on the Rise

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30. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, Washington
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 77.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 43,517
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 31,331
> Acceptance rate: 45.3%
> Avg. annual cost: $9,443

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29. Washington State University, Washington
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 77.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 23,223
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 25,277
> Acceptance rate: 72.0%
> Avg. annual cost: $17,885

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28. New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 77.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 7,222
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 8,483
> Acceptance rate: 59.3%
> Avg. annual cost: $17,972

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27. University of California-Santa Cruz, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 77.9%
> 2016-2017 applications: 49,181
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 17,577
> Acceptance rate: 57.9%
> Avg. annual cost: $16,792

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26. Minnesota State University-Mankato, Minnesota
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 78.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 11,428
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 12,782
> Acceptance rate: 62.5%
> Avg. annual cost: $13,704

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25. University of Maine, Maine
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 78.7%
> 2016-2017 applications: 12,952
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 9,279
> Acceptance rate: 89.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $17,564

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24. California State University-Channel Islands, California
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 79.5%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,310
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 7,054
> Acceptance rate: 73.8%
> Avg. annual cost: $14,834

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23. University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 79.8%
> 2016-2017 applications: 9,695
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 10,808
> Acceptance rate: 92.9%
> Avg. annual cost: $15,427

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22. New York Institute of Technology, New York
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 82.4%
> 2016-2017 applications: 10,084
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,664
> Acceptance rate: 72.6%
> Avg. annual cost: $23,300

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21. The New School, New York
> 5 yr. increase in applications: 84.3%
> 2016-2017 applications: 8,997
> Total undergraduate enrollment: 7,125
> Acceptance rate: 60.1%
> Avg. annual cost: $45,601