College Rankings - Most Applicants Per Year

Applying to college means competing with other students for a spot in a class. Competition at these schools is high because these colleges and universities receive the most applications per year.

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UMass
Amherst, MA
34,479
27
Fordham University
Bronx, NY
34,070
28
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
34,061
29
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
33,281
30
Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
33,001
31
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
31,995
32
Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA
31,891
33
Illinois
Champaign, IL
31,454
34
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
31,218
35
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
31,124
36
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
30,926
37
CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY
30,529
38
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
30,224
39
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
30,096
40
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
30,080
41
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
30,040
42
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
29,966
43
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
29,722
44
Brown University
Providence, RI
28,742
45
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
28,635
46
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
28,547
47
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
28,348
48
UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
28,236
49
Duke University
Durham, NC
28,145
50
SUNY Binghamton University
Vestal, NY
28,101