Special Report

Colleges With the Largest Increases in Applicants

Source: Courtesy of Lynn University

35. Lynn University (Boca Raton, FL)
> Increase in applications, 2015 to 2020: +113.6% (3,770 to 8,053)
> Acceptance rate: 78.7%
> Total enrollment: 3,232
> Application requirements: GPA required, test scores considered but not required, recommendations required

Source: via Facebook / courtesy of Lander University

34. Lander University (Greenwood, SC)
> Increase in applications, 2015 to 2020: +115.3% (2,614 to 5,627)
> Acceptance rate: 57.0%
> Total enrollment: 3,513
> Application requirements: GPA required, test scores required, recommendations recommended

33. Alvernia University (Reading, PA)
> Increase in applications, 2015 to 2020: +120.5% (1,670 to 3,683)
> Acceptance rate: 70.0%
> Total enrollment: 2,560
> Application requirements: GPA required, test scores recommended, recommendations recommended

Source: via Facebook / courtesy Georgia Southwestern State University

32. Georgia Southwestern State University (Americus, GA)
> Increase in applications, 2015 to 2020: +122.6% (1,167 to 2,598)
> Acceptance rate: 73.4%
> Total enrollment: 3,162
> Application requirements: GPA required, test scores required, recommendations recommended

31. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott (Prescott, AZ)
> Increase in applications, 2015 to 2020: +122.7% (1,908 to 4,250)
> Acceptance rate: 66.8%
> Total enrollment: 3,004
> Application requirements: GPA considered but not required, test scores considered but not required, recommendations considered but not required

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